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MEDIN enquiries

MEDIN is hosted by the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) in Liverpool. Directions to BODC can be found here.


+44(0)23 8059 6255
MEDIN enquiries



National Oceanography Centre
Joseph Proudman Building
6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool L3 5DA
+44(0)151 795 4912

MEDIN metadata and data standards helpline


+44(0)1752 426237
MEDIN metadata

MEDIN core team


Clare Postlethwaite

+44(0)151 795 4949

Gaynor Evans

+44(0)151 795 4881

Lesley Rickard

+44(0)151 795 4897

Sean Gaffney

+44(0)151 795 4950

Charlotte Miskin-Hymas

+44(0)23 8059 6255


Robin McCandliss

+44(0)151 795 4887

MEDIN executive team


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


Tarquin Dorrington (Defra)


Graham Allen (NERC)


Martyn Cox (Scottish Government)


Mike Osborne (Oceanwise)


Mark Halliwell (UKHO)


Jon Parr (DASSH)


Mike Nelson (JNCC)


MEDIN sponsors board


Tarquin Dorrington (Defra) Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs


Graham Allen (NERC) Natural Environment Research Council


Martyn Cox (Scottish Government)


Irene Thomson (BEIS) Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy


Jon Turton (Met Office)


Helen Wilkinson (NRW) Natural Resources Wales


Anjan Pakhira (MMO) Marine Management Organisation


Andrew Colenutt (MCA) Maritime and Coastguard Agency


James Carey (UKHO) UK Hydrographic Office


Chelsea Bradbury (The Crown Estate)


Quillon Harpham (HR Wallingford)


John Pepper (Oceanwise)


Natalie Askew (JNCC)


Clare Leech (Cefas) Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science


Colin Armstrong (DAERA) Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Northern Ireland


Matt Service (AFBI) Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Northern Ireland