||Argo Data Management Team
||Governance for vocabularies used in the Argo data system, published and maintained by the Argo Data Management Team (ADMT) and hosted on the NERC Vocabulary Server.
||BGS Probability, Uncertainty and Risk in the Environment project management
||Governance for vocabularies used to support drop-down lists in the BGS PURE portal and its metadata input tools.
||Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission
||Governance for vocabularies and list of terms published and maintained by HELCOM (Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission - Helsinki Commission) and hosted on the NERC Vocabulary Server. HELCOM is the governing body of the Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area, known as the Helsinki Convention. The Contracting Parties are Denmark, Estonia, the European Union, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
||A group of European countries plus the European Commission who work together to monitor pollution incidents at sea and combat marine pollution incidents.
||British Oceanographic Data Centre
||Governance for vocabularies used within the data centre
||Centre de documentation de recherche et d'expérimentations sur les pollutions accidentelles des eaux
||French national organisation for documentation, research and experimentation on pollutants, their effects and the response means and tools that can be used to combat them. It is charged with providing advice and expertise to the authorities responsible for responding to accidental pollution.
||Climate and Forecast Standard Names Committee
||Formal vocabulary specialist group within the governance of the Climate and Forecast Community Metadata Standard.
||Coastal and Marine resources Centre
||Unit within University College Cork in Ireland involved in several geospatially-related projects and responsible for several products, including the Marine Irish Data Atlas (MIDA)
||EMODNet Chemistry Lot
||A European project consortium aimed at the creation of data products using chemical data amassed through SeaDataNet. The governance is loosely defined as the scientific expertise within the consortium with no formal processes defined.
||Governance for vocabularies used in INSPIRE spatial data infrastructure metadata
||European Environment Agency
||Governance for vocabularies used in EEA data
||Governance for vocabularies used in the EU Geo-Seas project implemented as consultation between BODC and a designated group of Geo-Seas project paticipants
||Global Change Master Directory
||NASA environmental discovery metadata development and portal management group.
||International Coastal Atlas Network
||International federation of coastal web atlases. Governance implemented through the Technical team.
||International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
||International organisation with a mission to advance the scientific capacity to give advice on human activities affecting, and affected by, marine ecosystems. Secretariat is located in Copenhagen.
||International Hydrographic Organisation
||Intergovernmental organisation formed to advance navigational safety and the protection of the marine environment. Its secretariat is the International Hydrographic Bureau (IHB) based in Monaco.
||International Oceanographic Commission
||Governance for vocabularies used by the International Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO for the international exchange of oceanographic and ocean biodiversity data and information.
||International Organization for Standardization
||International governance for standards covering many domains within science and beyond.
||Joint Nature Conservation Committee
||A public body that advises the UK Government and devolved administrations on UK-wide and international nature conservation.
||MEDIN Standards Group
||Governance for vocabularies used in MEDIN data and metadata documents
||Governance for vocabularies used in services and products provided by the French national weather forecasting and meteorology organisation.
||Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
||Governance for vocabularies used in the Movebank database (movebank.org) and hosted on the NERC Vocabulary Server.
||NETMAR Ontology Governance Group
||A body established by the European Union Framework 7 NETMAR project for content management of semantic resources used in the project.
||National Aeronautics and Space Administration
||The United States government agency responsible for science and technology related to air and space. See www.nasa.gov for further details.
||Natural Environment Research Council
||Governance for vocabularies used for cross-centre information infrastructure in NERC. Current (2011) manifestation is the NERC SIS metadata subgroup
||Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project Team
||Governance for the definition of terms used to define the GEBCO source Data Type Identifier (TID) codes.
||Governance for vocabularies and list of terms published and maintained by the OSPAR Commission, an intergovernmental organisation of 15 governments and the European Union who have agreed to cooperate to protect the marine environment of the North-East Atlantic.
||Ocean Biogeographic Information System
||Governance for vocabularies created and maintained by the Ocean Biogeographic Information System.
||Ocean Glider Data Management Task Team
||An international team set up to co-ordinate and harmonise glider data management on a global scale.
||Oregon State Coastal Management Program
||State government authority for the Oregon Coastal Atlas.
||Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans
||International collaboration of the senior management of oceanographic research organisations worldwide.
||Governance for vocabularies used in the EU SeaDataNet project implemented as consultation between BODC and the members of the SeaDataNet Technical Task Team
||SeaDataNet and MarineXML Vocabulary Content Governance Group
||Group set up under the joint auspices of the SeaDataNet project and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission MarineXML Steering Group for controlled vocabulary governance in the marine domain
||Sensor Web Enablement Marine Profiles
||Governance for vocabularies created for use in SWE Marine Profiles.
||Systèmes d'Informations Scientifiques pour la Mer
||The French national oceanographic data centre responsible for vocabularies used within IFREMER
||The Crown Estate
||Authority for controlled vocabularies used in relation to the property portfolio owned by the Crown. Authority delegated under the auspices of The Crown Estate Commissioners
||UK Polar Data Centre
||Governance for vocabularies used within British Antarctic Survey and in UK Polar Data Centre metadata catalogue.
||University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
||University institute responsible for the management of the Wisconsin Coastal Atlas
||World Meteorological Organisation
||Governance for vocabularies used in the international exchange of meteorological and metocean data between national meteorological organisations