|The UK glider community visits Liverpool ©|
BODC hosted the event to encourage greater collaboration within the UK. It was attended by more than 40 delegates, attracting participants from academic institutes and instrument manufacturers. The latter presented the very latest glider platform technologies available to the community.
BODC took the opportunity to convey recent developments in glider data management protocols. These are being formalised through BODC's collaboration with the international glider community. The work, coordinated by the European Gliders for Research Ocean Observation and Management (GROOM) project, aims to facilitate dissemination of glider data on a global scale.
BODC is committed to ensuring that UK glider data are managed in an effective manner to ensure long-term worldwide availability.
A complete list of the workshop presentations are available.