Established in 1933, the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) has been
responsible for the collection, publication, analysis and interpretation of
sea level data from the global network of tide gauges. It is based in
Liverpool at the
National Oceanography Centre
(NOC), which is a component of the UK
Natural Environment Research Council
is a regular member of the ICSU World Data System.
Funding for the PSMSL
comes from NERC.
The director of the PSMSL is Dr. Lesley Rickards.