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 sponsored by a consortium of 16 sponsors and partnered with over 50 organisations. Our partners represent government departments and agencies, research organisations and private companies and have committed to practise good data management to help future-proof and secure UK’s valuable marine data. MEDIN reports to the Marine Science Coordination Committee.
Are you visiting our website in order to use marine data?
If so, would you mind taking a few minutes to answer a questionnaire to assess the flow of marine data in the global economy?
- Your contributions will help inform future ocean policies in the run-up to the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.
The MEDIN portal contains information about 15,000 marine datasets.
UKDMOS is the United Kingdom Directory of Marine Observing Systems.
MEDIN deliver data through a network of accredited Data Archive Centres (DACs). Find out how to submit data.
Standards make it easy to find and re-use data. Find out about MEDIN's discovery metadata standard and data guidelines.
MEDIN are sharing knowledge and understanding by providing links to other marine data initiatives and resources.
MEDIN holds workshops throughout the year to improve the uptake, knowledge and use of MEDIN Data.