Flanders Marine Institute
The data management team at the FMDC is responsible for the archiving, documenting, integration, quality control and redistribution of physico-chemical, taxonomical, biogeographical, ecological, chemical and toxicological data.
Over the years, the FMDC has developed several marine data and information systems. The most important ones are the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS), the Integrated Marine Environmental Readings and Samples database (IMERS), the Marine Data Archive (MDA), Aphia (a taxonomic register), and Marine Regions (a standard list of marine geo-referenced place names and areas).
The FMDC is developing and hosting several project websites. A full overview can be found at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/wlist.php.
Many data and information systems developed by the FMDC have been implemented into several websites and projects.