GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number104
Station name

Minami-tori-shima

CountryJapan
Time zone135E, GMT + 9 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)24.18
Longitude (+ve E)153.58
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1996-
Responsible countryJapan
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Oceanographical Division, Climate and Marine Department, Japan Met. Agency, 3-4, Otemachi- 1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100, Japan
GLOSS contactJapan
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate10 seconds
High frequency data at BODCDownload g104.zip from BODC   View Minami-tori-shima site history  
Real-time data availableYes
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBenchmark at GPS point operated 24-hour, which is 100m distant from the tide gauge
Benchmark relationshipsThe relation can apply since April 1996
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodAverage of hourly readings of tide
PSMSL code1875
Additional information 
Nearest Met. stationMinamitorishima Met. Observing
Last updated1997-11-20

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
GLOSS project page  

 

Related external links

Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)
University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

 

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