Sextant aims to collect and make available a catalog of referential data from marine environments.

 

The "Indian Ocean" Sextant portal displays thematic catalogs dedicated to marine geographical information at the scale of french territories in the Indian Ocean.

 

Sextant is consistent with the spirit of the "Blue Book South Indian Ocean " in order to share, mutualise and spread the scientific knowlegde for stakeholders, the scientific community and the general public. In this context, Sextant is one of the first link in a futur "Indian Ocean observatory".