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European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet)

Tools & Guidelines

A collection of tools, applications, software, validators that you may find useful. Gathered in the tools section are simple and more complex applications and references that EMODnet data managers use to work with the EMODnet datasets, and that many of the data submitters and end-users of data can also use. ​This page also has best practices, information and general guidelines on different data types, found on EMODnet.


EMODnet Technical Documents & Reports

Technical reports

Biology data formats


EMODnet Tools




  • ERDDAP Docker: make your data interoperability easier - download the ERDDAP container (docker), organised and packed by EMODnet Physics and Data Ingestion to facilitate your data sharing.

Seabed Habitats

EMODnet Guidelines

Data Submission



Seabed Habitats