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1 Argentinean National Antarctic Data Centre Diego Gómez Izquierdo SCDAM 3 Meeting Palma de Mallorca - Spain

2 Argentinean NADC The Argentinean National Antarctic Data Centre (Centro de Datos Antarticos – Argentina) was established on October 12, Since its creation, has contributed to the information exchange to the Antarctic Treaty System and the International Scientific Community.

3 Argentinean NADC Latest News Argentinean Sea Data System (SNDM - Sistema Nacional de Datos del Mar) Information about DIMS presented to RAPAL New facilities ADMAP Project website hosting

4 Argentinean NADC Latest News - Argentinean Sea Data System Background: The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has been working for two years now on the idea of a National Sea Data System (SNDM) For this reason, an Advisory Committee was appointed to determine the "what" and "how" of this future system. To this end, two people were commissioned to participate in the IMDIS 2010 (International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems - Paris (France), March 29-31, 2010). After this, they presented a report to the Advisory Committee with two possible systems whose technologies could be incorporated to create the SNDM Portal / System: SeaDataNet (EU) and Ocean Data Portal (IODE).

5 Argentinean NADC Latest News - Argentinean Sea Data System Background: As part of the deliberations of the Advisory Committee, experts were ask to assist some of the Committee meetings. Because of that, and with the advantage of having him at Buenos Aires, Taco de Bruin was asked to assist on of the meetings to share his expertise and knowledge in similar initiatives (ie, the Netherlands case). It was thus that during the Open Science Conference, Taco was very generous and shared this knowledge and experience with the entire Commission.

6 Argentinean NADC Latest News - Argentinean Sea Data System With all the information received and inquiries made to SeaDataNet and ODP as possible providers, the Advisory Committee recommended to use the ODP technologies for the establishment of the National Sea Data System. Besides the international scientific community benefits related to the sharing of this information, there are also local benefits as this system foresees a financing support that includes capacity building, equipment / hardware and the possibiluty of hiring data entry personnel.

7 Argentinean NADC Latest News - Information about DIMS presented to RAPAL Background: Annually, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Ecuador and Peru participate in the Meeting of Managers of Latin American Antarctic Programs (RAPAL), which is a Latin American forum to coordinate scientific, logistic and environmental issues that are relevant in Antarctica. Within its organizational structure, RAPAL has a Committee on Environmental and Scientific Affairs.

8 Argentinean NADC Latest News - Information about DIMS presented to RAPAL Last year, during XXI RAPAL Meeting in Ecuador, Argentina submitted and presented a document in spanish related to the SCAR Data & Information Management Strategy (DIMS) and its implementation, giving to this Committee background and updated information from last SCADM meeting at Buenos Aires, related to this issue. Similarly, it is our intention to submit updated information this year to be released during the XXII RAPAL meeting in Peru.

9 Argentinean NADC Latest News – New facilities New facilities: New offices for Argentinean National Antarctic Authority (DNA) and Antarctic Institute (IAA) Latest News – ADMAP website Effective one week ago, Argentina hosts the ADMAP Project Website. At this moment, migration and basic update of the content was made. Further work to be considered.

10 Argentinean NADC Thank for your attention. Diego Gómez Izquierdo


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