COBECOS SIXTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME PRIORITY 8.1 WP 4 – DATA HARMONISATION London, 5 – 7 September
Objectives of WP-4 1. Develop a standard data description applicable to all fisheries. 2. Provide data necessary for estimation of theoretical relationships and the construction of a practical computable enforcement model for the fishery in question 3. Provide a project database containing data Final deliverable from WP-4: operational on-line database at the JRC in month 12
Progress A first set of indicators to describe the fisheries. Document (produced jointly with CEDEM) is available at the COBECOS home page. Comments from two partners were received. Drafting of database design for data collected under WP-2. Collection of the data through a web interface in electronic survey style. Upload of files according to a common template in Excel or XML. Combination of both approaches.
Planned work Modification of indicators upon agreement by partners. Construction of web interface/data uploading tool. In line with time plan