Natural Environment Research Council (NERC-BODC)


The British Oceanographic Data Centre (NERC/BODC) is a component of the UK Natural

Environment Research Council's (NERC's) environmental data centre network and has designated responsibility for marine data. Its mission is to act as a world class data centre in support of UK marine science and, in particular, to provide data management support for UK marine science, to maintain and develop the UK's national oceanographic database, to make high quality oceanographic data readily available to UK academia, industry and government, to develop innovative marine data products and digital atlases, and to collaborate, on behalf of the UK, in the international exchange and management of oceanographic data.