STAND NUMBER: M9092
The MEDIN partnership is committed to sharing marine data.
The Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) promotes sharing of and improved access to UK marine data. It is an open partnership with partners representing government departments, research institutions and private companies.
Marine data are expensive to collect and always unique in relation to time and geographical position. There are wide commercial, scientific and conservation benefits to be gained from working together to share and properly manage these data.
• secure long-term management of marine data sets at specialist data centres.
• improved access to marine data from a single website
• an agreed set of common standards for sharing marine data maintained and supported by partners
• expertise on best practice data management for marine data