Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE), Cochin under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India has joined as an International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) Associate Data Unit (ADU) within the IODE network of data centres. CMLRE has been recognized as the regional node of the OBIS for the Indian Ocean since 2011, and has been functioning as a national data archival system for marine biodiversity information. This will also serve as a resource for national reporting requirements to international agreements/conventions and frameworks connected to biodiversity and its conservation.
CMLRE has joined as an IODE Associate Data Unit (ADU) within IODE network of data centre