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Developing output tools for the NMMP Database (MERMAN - Marine Environment Monitoring and Assessment National Database) - ME4125

Description
Objective
The objective of the project is to implement and manage MERMAN to allow the provision of quality controlled data in a timely fashion for national and international assessments.

Key Customer Purpose
This project will provide management service and support for MERMAN to deliver quality assured data to relevant parties in order to provide an evidence base to support policy decisions within the UK and Europe. The project will include advising the final stages in the completion of the MERMAN database, implementation of a data management plan and transfer of quality controlled data in a timely manner to ICES and other third parties.

Project Documents
• Final Report : ME4125 Final Report Implementation and management of the Marine EnviRonment Monitoring and Assessment National database (MERMAN)   (517k)
• Two Page Summary : ME4125: Two Page Summary Management of the Marine Environment Monitoring and Assessment National Database (MERMAN)   (257k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2016

Cost: £316,852
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Marine Monitoring              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine