The UK Polar Data Centre (UK PDC) is committed to managing data effectively to provide the services required for delivering the NERC data policy and to ensure maximum exploitation and integrity of polar data. All stages of collection and processing are subject to appropriate quality assurance processes before being made available. Data are managed in compliance with the following legal frameworks:
- Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (UK Statutory Instrument SI 2004 No. 3391)
- The Antarctic Treaty 1959
- European Commission INSPIRE Directive (2007)
For the UK PDCs full scope, objectives and drivers, please see our Data Preservation Policy.