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OGS hosted the UNESCO Committee on IODE, XIX Session

17 March 2007

Dr Renzo Mosetti, on behalf of the President and the Council of Administration of the OGS, welcomed the participants to the Committee on International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange, Nineteenth Session. The event took place at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 12-16 March 2007. Dr Mosetti informed the 67 delegates from 43 Member States that Trieste is known as the “town of science” for the excellence of the Universities, research institutions and scientific infrastructures. Dr Mosetti recalled that OGS mission is to promote, coordinate and perform studies and research on the Earth and its resources. He also said that OGS hosts the Italian IODE National Oceanographic Data Centre. The full speech by Dr Mosetti is available here