Marine Environmental Data and Information Network

Working together to improve access to and stewardship of marine data


MEDIN is a partnership of UK organisations committed to improving access to UK marine data.

MEDIN is open to all with an interest in marine data and information. We are currently sponsored by 14 organisations and partnered with over 50 organisations who practise good data management to help future-proof and secure data.


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The MEDIN portal contains information about 14,000 marine datasets.

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UKDMOS is the United Kingdom Directory of Marine Observing Systems.




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Submit Data

MEDIN deliver data through a network of accredited Data Archive Centres (DACs). Find out how to submit data.

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Data Standards

Standards make it easy to find and re-use data. Find out about MEDIN's discovery metadata standard and data guidelines. 

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Marine Information

MEDIN are sharing knowledge and understanding by providing links to other marine data initiatives and resources.

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MEDIN Workshops

MEDIN holds workshops throughout the year to improve the uptake, knowledge and use of MEDIN Data.

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Latest Events

Review and Future Trend

January 23rd & 24th 2019 at Royal Geographical Society, Kensington, London

Coastal Futures brings together over 300 delegates from over 140+ organisations every year to discuss a wide range of coastal and marine issues. 

MEDIN will be presenting 'Working together to improve access to marine data', book your place! We look forward to seeing you there!...

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