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Name
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Marine Environmental Data Section (MEDS)
Address
200 Kent Street, 12th Floor, Station 12S
Zipcode
K1A OE6
City
Ottawa
State
Ontario
Country
Canada
Phone
+1 613 990 0265
Fax
+1 613 993 4658
Email
meds-sdmm@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Centre Website
http://www.meds-sdmm.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

organisation profile

National affiliation:

  • Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ecosystems and Oceans Science Sector

International roles:

  • Canada's National Oceanographic Data Center in the IODE (IOC) network
  • Responsible National Oceanographic Data Center for Drifting Buoys under IODE from 1986-2010, role recast as GDAC since
  • Regional Environmental Data Center for NAFO
  • Real-Time Data Assembly Center for the Global Temperature Salinity Profile Programme under IOC-WMO
 
History 
The core group performing MEDS' functions underwent several name changes. Below are the previous names with the year when they were applied:

2015 - Marine Environmental Data Section (MEDS) of the Oceans Science Branch 
2013 - Oceanography and Scientific Data (OSD)
2005 - Integrated Science Data Management (ISDM)
1971 - Marine Environmental Data Service (MEDS)
1962 - Canadian Oceanographic Data Centre (CODC)

results in other services

  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
1979
Collating centre
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Marine Environmental Data Section (MEDS)
Latest update
23 October 2017 9:16:04 PM