User registration

Why register?

By providing us with a few simple details about yourself we can

  • Provide you with access to our inventories and data download areas
  • Keep you informed of changes to this site and the data accessible through it
  • Get a better idea of who our customers are and what they want

If you consider yourself an academic user, please register using your university, college or school email address as this will enable us to quickly validate your academic status.

Email address:


Confirm password:

Your login details

You will use this information to login to areas of the BODC web site. The password may be between 8 and 20 characters in length. Capitalisation also matters for your password!



First name:

Last name:



Your contact details

The 'Personal Details' provided will not be given to any third parties. BODC will make a permanent, secure archive of your personal details, which will only be used to

  • provide you with data and/or information
  • generate the online licences for when you request data
  • ensure that we remain compliant with NERC Data Policy
  • generate anonymised 'performance indicators' to support future funding of our web development
  • seek information, to satisfy impact metrics, regarding how you used the data you requested and its impact on your work

We will take all reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration. Only authorised BODC employees will have access to this information.

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If you wish, please use this area to enter information that may help us identify any projects that you participate in.

Occasionally we may wish to contact you to tell you about general developments to the site or ask you for your feedback or an optional response to help us illustrate our impact. Would you agree to receiving these?

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If you are happy with the above details, continue to the next stage.