The International Data Assembly Centre will forge a close working relationship with National Data Assembly Centres (DAC) from each of the participating countries. A list of DAC can be found below.
The Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO), based at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, in Woods Hole, MA will manage GEOTRACES data from US funded investigators. The main point of contact at BCO-DMO will be Shannon Rauch (WHOI).
All German IPY and GEOTRACES data will be handled by PANGAEA. Hannes Grobe is the main point of contact.
The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) have responsibility for Swedish Oceanography data and they will be a partner of the new ESF GEOTRACES COST action ES0801; "the ocean chemistry of bioactive trace elements and paleoclimate proxies". The person to contact at SMHI oceanography is Jan Szaron.
The Data Management Group (DMG) based at Royal NIOZ is the data centre for the Dutch National Cruise Programme and will handle all GEOTRACES data. For further information contact Taco de Bruin.