Introduction to Global Mangrove Database and Information System (GLOMIS) : Phase 1
The project entitled Global Mangrove Database and Informatino System (GLOMIS), PD 14/97 REv. 1 (F), was created for information sharing among scientists, professionals, decision makers and coastal dwelling people of the tropical and subtropical coastal zone where the mangroves are an important element. The Project puts emphasis on the exchange of information and cooperation among scientists, governments and the people for the conservation, rational use and management for sustainable production of the mangroves of the world. GLOMIS is a project of ISME, funded by ITTO, and is based at Okinawa, Japan and coordinates the information provided by four Regional Centres located in Brazil, Fiji, Ghana and India. Project Coordinators of the Phase 1: Dr. Marta Vannucci, Dr. Luiz Drude de Lacerda.