Other marine data standards

There are a number of existing standards to improve the reuse and exchange of marine data. These are under consideration by MEDIN and should be used in the absence of anything more suitable.

Marine Geology and Geophysics:

Marine Survey Data Management Handbook v1. British Geological Survey
BGS Survey Folder Structure
Mapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH) Guidelines
IHO standard for Hydrographic Surveys, Special Publication S-44
ICES multibeam echosounder data

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