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  1. To provide a timely and complete data and information base of ocean temperature and salinity profile data

  2. To implement data flow monitoring system for improving the capture and timeliness of real-time and delayed-mode data

  3. To improve and implement agreed and uniform quality control and duplicates management systems

  4. To facilitate the development and provision of a wide variety of useful data analyses, data and information products, and data sets