GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number207
Station name

Cartagena

CountryColombia
Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)10.4
Longitude (+ve E)-75.55
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1949-1994 Float/stilling well
Responsible countryColombia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
IDEAM, Diagonal 97 No. 11-60, Pisa 7, Commutador, Santa Fe de Bogota D.C., Colombia Tel: +55 1 6356007
GLOSS contactColombia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Cartagena
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Additional parametersSea temperature, sea salinity, sea density
Data acquisition ratesix minute interval
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h265a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa265a.dmt from UHSLC   Download h265b.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa265b.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature, sea salinity, sea density
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBM 001
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Cartagena
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Cartagena
MSL methodStatistical method
PSMSL code572
Other relevant codesUHSLC 265
Additional information 
Other relevant informationLG Seba installed in Rosario Island 25 miles SW of Cartagena. Estacion Meteorologia adyacente 1983. Continuous GPS.
Nearest Met. stationEscuela Naval CIOH 1947 Apto.
Last updated2002-12-11

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  

 

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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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