Contact Us


MEDIN is hosted by the British Oceanographic Data Centre at the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool and Southampton. 

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For specific metadata related enquiries, please email the MEDIN Metadata and Data Standards Helpline based at the Marine Biological Association in Plymouth. For anything else, please use general MEDIN enquiries to speak to a member of the core team. 


General MEDIN enquiries
 Telephone: N/A
 Fax : +44 (0)151 795 4915
 Email: MEDIN enquiries
MEDIN metadata and data standards helpline
 Telephone: +44 (0)1752 426237
 Email: MEDIN metadata



The MEDIN Executive Team is comprised of the Core Team plus:

  • Peter Liss (University of East Anglia) (Chair)
  • Jake Harvey (Defra) Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ian Moores (NERC) Natural Environment Research Council
  • Jens Rasmussen (Scottish Government)
  • Saravanan Marappan  (BEIS) Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Jon Turton (Met Office)
  • Helen Wilkinson (NRW) Natural Resources Wales
  • Andrew Colenutt (MCA) Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  • James Carey (UKHO) UK Hydrographic Office
  • Chelsea Bradbury (The Crown Estate)
  • Mike Osbourne (Oceanwise)
  • Elly Hill (JNCC)
  • Colin Armstrong (DAERA) Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs,Northern Ireland
  • Matt Service (AFBI) Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Northern Ireland



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