1. Data quality issues in ocean science
Observations and analysed data control procedures, Protocols, Quality of Services for real time and delayed mode data
2. Data Circulation and Services in ocean science
Data access and sustainability, Web services, Network services, technologies and security, Open-source tools and technology on marine data management
3. Interoperability and Standards in Marine Data Management
Open standards, ISO and OGC standards applications, Data/Metadata models, Common vocabularies, Interoperability forms,
4. Education in ocean science
Education and Research, Internet and stand-alone tools for education, Test bed development for educational purposes, International collaboration in Education.
5. Round table
Round table on "Future prospective on linking distributed marine data systems"
The round table discussion will reflect on the presentations of this meeting and how these endeavours respond to the expectations voiced at the OceanObs'09 meeting for the performance of international/national data systems.