Marine Environment Monitoring and Assessment National database (MERMAN)

Jurassic Coastline, West Dorset
Jurassic Coastline, West Dorset ©

MERMAN holds UK data collected to fulfil the UK’s mandatory monitoring requirements under the Oslo and Paris Convention (OSPAR) Joint Assessments and Monitoring Programme (JAMP). These data are used in support of UK Marine Strategy and national assessments, such as Charting Progress 2 and are also supplied to EMODNET.