The PICES Technical Committee on Data Exchange was established in 1994 at the third annual meeting of PICES in Nemuro, Japan (Scientific Decision 94/S/4).


Terms of Reference:

  1. Identify the data management requirements of PICES;
  2. Develop strategic plans to meet these requirements;
  3. Recommend establishment of ad hoc task groups to deal with specific functions of TCODE;
  4. Review the progress of task groups and provide Annual Reports to Science Board on the work of TCODE; and
  5. Advise the PICES Secretariat on its data exchange activities.

Products: Report No. 1, 2007  Metadata Federation of PICES Member Countries