Head of the UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium.
Peter Pissierssens is Head of the UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE (International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange), Oostende, Belgium and IODE Programme Coordinator. With a background in Marine Ecology Peter has been involved in coordination of oceanographic data and information management and exchange for nearly 25 years.
The programme "International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange" (IODE) of the "Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission" (IOC) of UNESCO was established in 1961. Its purpose is to enhance marine research, exploitation and development, by facilitating the exchange of oceanographic data and information between participating Member States, and by meeting the needs of users for data and information products.
IODE & RDA
IODE joined RDA to share our community’s expertise and experience as relevant to the objectives of RDA, and to learn from other members.