MEDIN data guidelines

 

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Data Guidelines provide a list of information that should be collected with your data to ensure they can be re-used in the future. The guidelines are tailored to different methods and are arranged below by theme.

An Introduction to MEDIN Data Guidelines is available to download (977 KB).
An independent pilot study on the usability of MEDIN data guidelines is available to download.

An example dataset that complies with MEDIN data guidelines can be downloaded here (376 KB).

 

 

Download Marine Biodiversity Guidelines as .zip or .xlsx

       Ad-hoc sightings guideline, read this first 

       MEDIN data guideline for ad-hoc guidance .xlsx (Oct 19)

       Grab or Core Guidelines, read this first 

       MEDIN data guideline for data by grab or core guidance .xlsx (Jun 19)

       MEDIN data guideline for data by grab or core form .xlsx (Jun 19)

       MEDIN data guideline for for quadrat survey data .xlsx (Nov 21)

      MEDIN data guideline for timed search data .xlsx (Nov 21)

       MEDIN data guideline for transect survey data .xlsx (Nov 21)

       MEDIN data guideline for net, pot and trap data .xlsx (Nov 21)

       MEDIN data guideline for species and benthos data by trawl or dredge .xlsx (Nov 21)

       MEDIN data guideline for video surveys of species and benthos .xlsx (Nov 21)