The OTN Data Centre
The Ocean Tracking Network Data Centre (OTNDC) connects a global community of researchers, teaches open-source data analysis tools, and contributes to the development of global data standards. OTN nodes across the globe are managing acoustic and other telemetry data using software and data systems developed and maintained by the OTNDC.
OTN researchers collaborate by virtue of their shared interests, whether by an overlap of the target species within their study areas or through the development of methodologies and tools for data synthesis, analysis and presentation.
About the OTN Data Centre
The OTNDC connects a global community of researchers, teaches open source data analysis tools, and contributes to the development of global data standards. OTN nodes across the globe are managing acoustic and other telemetry data using software and data systems developed and maintained by the OTNDC.
Register your project
Adding your project to OTN connects you and your research to a global community of telemetrists. Learn about the many benefits of using the OTNDC.
The mystery tag lookup tool allows you to search for detections of your tags that have occurred in the acoustic arrays of the participants in the OTN data system. In some cases, OTN does not have metadata (tag owner, species of animal tagged etc.) on a tag that is detected within our system. In these cases, the tag is included in our system as a “mystery” tag. If an animal you released is recorded as a mystery tag, please contact OTN to get set up to receive your tag detections.
A platform where you can discover OTN-affiliated projects and explore by country and species. You will also find valuable resources and tools for collaborators along with summary statistics of the global network.
Events & workshops
OTN workshops provide an excellent opportunity for students, postdocs, early-career professionals and established researchers to learn hands-on technical skills.
Many OTN workshops are recorded to provide easy, on-demand access. Discover a selection of past workshops here.