Other marine data standards

MEDIN has its own discovery metadata standard and data guidelines, however this list comprises some alternative standards and guidelines that can be used in the absence of a suitable MEDIN option. This list is not exhaustive, many other, widely used guidelines and standards can be found in the OceanBestPractices repository.

Marine Geology and Geophysics:

Marine Biology:

Seeley, B., Parr, J., Evans, J. and Lear, D. (2008) Establishing best practice for the documentation and dissemination of marine biological data


Physical/Biological/Chemical Oceanography Measurements:

The ICES Working Group on Data and Information Management