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Responsibility for data management of the in-situ sea level data set for the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) has been jointly vested in the University of Hawaii Sea Level Center (UHSLC) and the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC). The two centres perform complementary activities, with the UHSLC acting as the 'fast delivery' centre, providing rapid access to data for those involved in satellite altimetry, and BODC as the 'delayed mode' centre, providing the fully quality controlled comprehensive data set at the end of the project.

Real and near-real time data
Many stations transmit data by satellite in real time (delay of 1-3 months) and these are assembled, quality controlled and distributed by the Fast Delivery DAC Hyperlink.

Delayed Mode Data
The Delayed Mode Sea Level DAC Hyperlink at the British Oceanographic Date Centre (BODC) has responsibility for assembling, quality controlling and disseminating the comprehensive sea level data set for WOCE. Data assembly commenced in early 1991 and at present BODC is collating data from approximately 160 tide gauge sites.