About NODC

The Kenya National Oceanographic Data Center (KeNODC) was created in 1999, after a resolution of a meeting of the National Oceanographic Committee under the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO. KMFRI was made the host Institution. To date the data center boasts a number of achievements including:-

  1. Management of the tide gauge data
  2. Oceanographic data exchange with international data centers under the IODE Network
  3. Adoption of oceanographic data management tools within the Ocean Teacher courses
  4. GIS services
  5. Implementation of data center website
  6. Networking with regional programs – offering useful insights for data management components
  7. Creation of a national marine and coastal bibliographic databases
  8. Regional node of ASF



These are the staff at Kenya National Oceanographic Data Centre 


Mr. Harrison Onganda
Nationa Co-ordinator


Mrs. Edna Onduso Onkundi
Data Manager/Webmaster


Dr. Nina Wambiji-
OBIS Data Contact


Mr. James Macharia
ASFA Co-ordinator


Mrs. Pamela Ochieng
GIS Technician


Mr. Isedorius Agolla
Information Manager


Mr. Michael Mosoti
Information Manager


Mr. Sam Ngete