Database directories

Canada A Guide to Coastal Information in Atlantic Canada
Comprehensive directory of Canadian Atlantic coastal databases and mapping projects.

Coastal Meta
Search engine of the Cooperative Resource Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary and Waterway Management to determine what data are held by the centre.

An open system architecture for integrated, distributed coastal and marine information search and access. Under development.

Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS
CORDIS is a free service provided by the European Commission's Innovation/SMEs programme. It offers access to a wide range of information on EU research and innovation development activities. It can be searched for Partner organisations, Projects, Results, Documents, Programmes, Commission documents, Publications, Acronyms, and Contacts.

Demonstrator for a transnational Wadden Sea Information Service
Provides an overview, indices and back ground information on GIS-datasets and data source holders in the countries around the Wadden Sea. The focus is on GIS-datasets, but coverage is planned to be expanded to other types of data & information over the years.

EDMED at British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC)
The British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) is a component of the UK Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC's) environmental data centre network and has designated responsibility for marine data. Inventories and catalogues of BODC’s data holdings are available for on-line searching. The most important is the European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED), a de-facto European standard for indexing and searching datasets relating to the marine environment. It covers a wide range of disciplines and is a high level inventory, describing both Datasets and Data Holding Centres.

European Topic Centre on Catalogue of Data Sources - Web CDS
The Directory of Information Resources is a catalogue of environmental locators pointing to environmental information sources in Europe. It covers the following subjects: EIONET directory (the address directory of the Environmental Information and Observation Network), EIONET SERIS (a list of national ‘State of the Environment’ reports), EU-Legislation (a description of the European Union environmental legislation in force),
EEA Products (the European Environment Agency’s catalogue of official publications), National Products (a description of reports, datasets, projects produced and supplied by the National Focal Points of Belgium, Greece, Italy, Norway, Spain), EEA Data Service (a description of the data sets used in ‘European Environment Agency’ periodical reports).

LOICZ data
A link selection to data directories and data holders ordered by global, regional and national level.

Master Environmental Library
The Master Environmental Library (MEL) is a Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) sponsored, one-stop site for ordering environmental information. Through MEL, users locate and order environmental information that resides at different United States military and government sites.

This website provides a navigation tool to data and information sources in Europe, to oceanographic data and information, managed by European centres, and to centres in Europe with expertise and skills in oceanographic and marine data & information management.

World Bank Group Data