Following on from the launch of IMOS and the IMOS Ocean Portal at the end of June. eMII was approached by several groups in Australia expressing interest in the IMOS data management, discovery, access and delivery methods adopted (the distributed data network, the search and discovery tool (MEST) and the Ocean Portal). We decided to hold a 1-day workshop to provide these groups and others the opportunity to hear first hand what eMII had delivered and to discuss with us and each other where the advantages of collaboration could be realised.
The workshop was at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre, and attended by over 50 participants including members of several NCRIS capabilities, Platforms for Collaboration and DIISR together with representatives from Commonwealth Agencies and Universities.
The morning session was set on a