Mary Mowat

Mary Mowat

Marine and information data manager
BGS Edinburgh

Mary Mowat’s Biography

  •  2009 : Marine and Information Data Manager, Bitish Geological Survey
  •  1998 –2009 : Marine Data Manager, British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC)
  •  1996 –1997 : MSc Physical Oceanography, University of Bangor
  •  1992 –1996 : BSc (Hons) Chemistry, University of Edinburgh

Current projects and collaborations

  • BGS Marine Geoscience Data Management and Delivery project leader
  • ESO (ECORD Science Operator) data manager, IODP (International Ocean Discovery Programme)
  • MEDIN (Marine Environmental Data and Information Network) Data Archive Centre (DAC) for Geology and Geophysics project leader
  • UKCCSRC Data and Information Archive task leader and data manager for Carbon Capture and Storage data
  • MAREMAP – supporting the Marine Environmental Mapping Program
  •  2016 –2020 : ENOS (Enabling Onshore CO2 Storage in Europe) H2020 project data manager
  •  2018 –2021 : SECURe (Subsurface Evaluation of Carbon capture and storage and Unconventional risks) H2020 project data manager

Published outputs


  • Data management
  • Data archiving and publishing
  • Data management support
  • Database skills and design (Oracle/SQL Server/MS Access)
  • Offshore survey data management
  • Offshore network and IT management and support
  • GIS

Boards and committees

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