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    Satellite Surface Winds
    Sea Level - Delayed Mode
    Sea Level - Fast Return
    Sea Surface Salinity
    Shipboard ADCP
    Surface Meteorology
    Upper Ocean Thermal
 

  Data Sets on WOCE Data DVD Disk 1:

  Current Meters
  Drifters
  Sub Surface Floats
  Hydrography
  Profiling Floats
  Sea Surface Salinity
  Shipboard ADCP
  Air-Sea Fluxes
  Surface Meteorology
  Upper Ocean Thermal

 Data Sets on WOCE Data DVD Disk 2:

  Bathymetry
  Satellite Sea Level
  Satellite Sea Surface Temperature
  Satellite Surface Winds
  Sea Level - Delayed Mode
  Sea Level - Fast Return

 
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 Go to DVD  The Sea Level Directories are on DVD Disk 2

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.