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Home ITCOocean "Fundamental of Ocean Data Management"

"Fundamental of Ocean Data Management"
during 23 - 27 August, 2021
Organized by
International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) ESSO-INCOIS, Hyderabad, India


Data Management involves processing, preservation and visualization of data. It involves providing access to high quality measured and modeled data, along with analysis tools to the end users. It enable the management of data from disparate sources and in varying formats, which may include structured and unstructured data, point based measurements, from ocean observations and satellite remote sensing observations and more.
This course is aimed at researchers to provide a comprehensive introduction to a variety of oceanographic datasets and formats and the use of software for visualization and analysis of oceanographic data. The importance of good research data management practices and some application of well managed data will also be highlighted.

Aims and Objectives

  • Provide an introduction to Data Management.
  • Introduction to the metadata, formats, quality control.
  • Introduction to value added products, visualization of data.
  • Introduction to Open Source S/Ws for data analysis and visualization

Target Audience

Target audiences include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Early research students.
  • Early career professionals working on Ocean science, and who wish to learn fundamentals of Data Management.

Application Process :

Please fill the online application form:

Period for Applications: 19th July - 15th August, 2021.

Course Pre-requisites :

  • Basic knowledge about Ocean and Atmosphere.

Course Dates :

23rd August - 27th August, 2021

Last Date to recieve application :

15 August, 2021.

Venue :


Faculty Members :

  • Dr. N Srinivasa Rao
  • Mr. R Venkat Shesu
  • Dr. Linta Rose
  • Mr. Ravi Kumar Jha
  • Dr TVS Udaya Bhaskar

For Any questions please contact:

Regional Training Centre Coordinator :

  • Dr.T V S Udaya Bhaskar (

Schedule of Course


Day 1 (23-08-2021)

Day 2 (24-08-2021)

Day 3 (25-08-2021)

Day 4 (26-08-2021)

Day 5 (27-08-2021)

11:00 - 12:00

About ITCOO and Introduction to Data Management for researchers
(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)[ Presentation/Video ]
Introduction to Meta data and standards and data formats
(R Venkat Shesu)[ Presentation-1/Video
Presentation-2/Video ]
Introduction to Quality control of ocean data
(TVS Udaya Bhaskar)[ Presentation/Video ]
Visualization of data, Generation of gridded products,Introduction to open source S/Ws
(Ravi Kumar Jha)
Presentation /Video ]

Remote sensing data management and applications
(N Srinivasa Rao)[ Presentation/Video ]


Ocean Data Visualization: Overview, applications and web based ODV
(Linta Rose)
Presentation /Video ]
Ocean Data Visualization: Basic plotting
(Linta Rose)
Presentation /Video ]

Ocean Data Visualization: Importing different data types
(Linta Rose)
Presentation/Video ]

Ocean Data Visualization: QC, Interpolation techniques and additional features
(Linta Rose)
Presentation/Video ]

Ocean Data Visualization: Usage of own and example datasets
(Linta Rose)
Presentation/Video ]