Ocean Data Bank


About Ocean Data Bank

Founded by Taiwan’s National Science Council (NSC, renamed on 2014/3/3 to the Ministry of Science and Technology, MOST) in 1987, the Ocean Data Bank (ODB) is being operated by the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University (IONTU). This is an interdisciplinary oceanic information system based on a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for the Western Pacific Ocean. The database has compiled various oceanic data acquired in the surrounding seas of Taiwan since 1986. The service let users search multidisciplinary datasets via web browsers. This database also integrated with a Geographic Information System (GIS), and generates instant graphs and maps (with 15′ grid resolution and monthly timescale) on physical, geophysical, or biological oceanographic information.

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