Recent Submissions

  • MEDIN data guideline for marine gravimeter/ gravity data. 

    SEtech (Geological Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2017)
    This guideline defines the format of data and information produced from the acquisition of marine gravimeter and gravimetric data. Used correctly, the guideline facilitates easy use and re-use of the data. An Excel template ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for geotechnical site investigation data. 

    Lewall, A.; Higgs, D.; Terente, V.; Ellery, G. (MEDIN, 2016)
    This guideline defines good practice for recording offshore geotechnical site investigation data including Oedometer, Triaxial testing, Cone Penetration Testing (CPT), Standard Penetration Testing (SPT), and Particle Size ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for oceanographic vertical profile data. 

    Charlesworth ,M.; Evans, G.; Hearn, M. (MEDIN, 2013)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for oceanographic vertical profile data including conductivity, temperature, depth (CTD), fluorescence, turbidity and dissolved oxygen. If used correctly the data will be easily ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for moored oceanographic instruments 

    Charlesworth, M. (MEDIN, 2013)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for oceanographic data from moored instruments. If used correctly the data will be easily used and reused.
  • MEDIN data guideline for underway oceanographic sampling. 

    Charlesworth, M. (MEDIN, 2013)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for surface oceanographic data collected from instruments fixed on a vessel while underway. Used correctly the guideline facilitates easy use and reuse of the data. A template to ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for meteorological data from fixed platforms. 

    Bradbury, C. (MEDIN, 2016)
    This document details best practice in archiving data collected from meteorological masts and fixed position or moored remote sensing devices, such as floating LiDAR. Used correctly the guideline facilitates easy use and ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for ADCP data. 

    SEtech (Geotechnical Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2018)
    This guideline defines the format of data and information produced from the observation of currents using acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) methods to support Marine Hydrographic and Geophysical Survey. Used correctly ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for side scan sonar data. 

    SEtech (Geotechnical Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2015)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for side scan sonar data. Used correctly the guideline facilitates easy use and reuse of the data. A template to record metadata is also provided if required.
  • Guidance notes for the production of discovery metadata for the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) Version 3.1. 

    Seeley, Becky; Rapaport, James; Merritt , Olivia; Charlesworth, Mark; Gaffney, Sean (MEDIN, 2020)
    Metadata standards are essential to enable easy discovery, evaluation and use of resources. In most cases within MEDIN the resource will be a dataset, however model outputs and services such as web mapping services and ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for seismic data. 

    SEtech (Geotechnical Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2014)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for seismic data. It defines the format of data and information produced from the acquisition of multi (2D, 3D and 4D) and single channel/sub bottom profiler seismic data for Marine ...
  • MEDIN data guidelines for bathymetry data 

    SEtech (Geotechnical Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2013)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for bathymetry data. Used correctly the guideline facilitates easy use and reuse of the data. A template to record metadata is also provided if required.
  • MEDIN data guideline for water sampling. 

    Gontarek, S.; Dawson, D. (MEDIN, 2013)
    This guideline is a data archive standard for the collection of discrete water samples which are subsequently used for chemical or biological determination. Used correctly the guideline facilitates easy use and reuse of ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for ad-hoc sightings . 

    MEDIN, DASSH (MEDIN, 2019)
    This guideline defines the format of data collected on an ad-hoc basis for example a chance sighting of a species. Used correctly the guideline facilitates easy use and reuse of the data.
  • MMO data guideline for marine recreation data. 

    Marine Planning Consultants (MEDIN, 2013)
    This zip file contains a Marine Management Organisation (MMO) data guideline in two formats: a pdf file and an xls spreadsheet. The files contain identical information, but both formats are provided to meet different users’ ...
  • MMO data guideline for Automatic Identification System (AIS) data. 

    Smedley, Monty; Baggott, Jonathan; Osborn, Gordon (MEDIN, 2013)
    This guideline comprises two pdf files, one is a report entitled ‘AIS Derived Shipping Activity - Data Standards’ and the other is a ‘Draft data guideline for the presentation of AIS Derived Vessel Spatial Data’. These ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for data by grab or core. 

    MEDIN Standards Working Group (SWG) (MEDIN, 2019)
    This guideline defines the format of data and information produced from the sampling of sediment by grab or core, including Particle Size Analysis (PSA), taxonomic data, and biotope determinations. Used correctly the ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for magnetometer/ magnetic gradiometer data. 

    SEtech (Geological Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2017)
    This guideline defines the format of data and information produced from the acquisition of magnetometer and magnetic gradiometer data. Used correctly, the guideline facilitates easy use and re-use of the data. An Excel ...
  • MEDIN data guideline for tidal elevation data. 

    SEtech (Geotechnical Engineers) Ltd (MEDIN, 2018)
    This guideline defines the format of data and information produced from the observation and recording of tidal elevation data and corrections to specified bathymetry chart datum in support of Marine Hydrographic and ...
  • Marine Data Management, Governance and the MEDIN toolset,19-23 April 2021. OTGA Training Course. 

    Wright, Roseanna; OceanTeacher Global Academy (OTGA) (2021)
    This training course is suitable for anyone responsible for collecting or managing marine environmental data in the public sector, industry or for education or research. Familiarity with different marine data types, and ...