MEDIN is hosted by the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool and Southampton. 

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For specific metadata related enquiries, please email the MEDIN metadata and data standards helpline based at the Marine Biological Association in Plymouth. For anything else, please use general MEDIN enquiries to contact a member of the core team. 

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The MEDIN Executive Team is comprised of the Core Team plus:

  • Katy Hill (National Oceanography Centre) Independent Chair
  • Liam Matear (Defra) Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Helen Snaith (NERC) Natural Environment Research Council
  • Jens Rasmussen (Scottish Government)
  • Saravanan Marappan  (DESNZ) Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
  • Jon Turton (Met Office)
  • Mark Diggle (NRW) Natural Resources Wales
  • Andrew Colenutt (MCA) Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  • James Carey (UKHO) UK Hydrographic Office
  • Chelsea Bradbury (The Crown Estate)
  • Mike Osbourne (OceanWise)
  • Elly Hill (JNCC) Joint Nature Conservation Committee
  • Aoibheann Rooney (DAERA) Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland
  • Matt Service (AFBI) Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Northern Ireland
  • Shelley Vince Welsh Government

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