CIOOS History

2014

MEOPAR sponsors a workshop to develop best practices and a share vision for nationnaly coordinated ocean data management in Canada. An Ocean Data Management Community of Practice (ODM CoP) is established with representatives from academia, NGOs and governement.

An expert forum on ocean data management is held bringing together over fifty participants from government, academia, and industry to offer perspectives and best practices. The forum produces a report outlining the vision for a Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System.

2015

2017

Three investigative evaluations focused on cyberinfrastructure, observations and data, and visualizations are developed for the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System by the ODM CoP. These reports provide recommendations for moving the initiative from theory into practice.

Three regional associations from the Pacific, the St. Lawrence, and the Atlantic were created and funded jointly by the Department o Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and MEOPAR.

2018

2019

DFO and MEOPAR announced the inception of Phase 1.0 of the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System.

DFO, MEOPAR, and Hakai Institute announced the funding of Phase 2.0, an extended pilot phase of CIOOS, for an additional two years.

2020

CIOOS History

2014

MEOPAR sponsors a workshop to develop best practices and a share vision for nationnaly coordinated ocean data management in Canada. An Ocean Data Management Community of Practice (ODM CoP) is established with representatives from academia, NGOs and governement.

2015

An expert forum on ocean data management is heldddd bringing together over fifty participants from government, academia, and industry to offer perspectives and best practices. The forum produces a report outlining the vision for a Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System.

2017

Three investigative evaluations focused on cyberinfrastructure, observations and data, a and visualizations are developed for the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System by the ODM CoP. These reports provide recommendations for moving the initiative from theory into practice.

2018

Three regional associations from the Pacific, the St. Lawrence, and the Atlantic were created and funded jointly by the Department o Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and MEOPAR.

2019

DFO and MEOPAR announced the inception of Phase 1.0 of the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System.

2020

DFO, MEOPAR, and Hakai Institute announced the funding of Phase 2.0, an extended pilot phase of CIOOS, for an additional two years.