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Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL) - UK

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The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL) is a Research Centre of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the major UK funding body for marine science. The Laboratory undertakes long-term and fundamental strategic marine research for national and international needs. POL maintains world-class research in sea-level science, measurements and physical process understanding in shelf-seas, modeling, data management: POL hosts the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC).