GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number239
Station name

Malin Head

CountryIreland
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)55.36666
Longitude (+ve E)-7.33333
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1958-unknown. Bubbler 2003-
Responsible countryIreland
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Office of Public Works
GLOSS contactIreland
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Malin Head
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate24 hour on graph paper; readings for every third hour used.
High frequency data at BODCDownload g239.zip from BODC   View Malin Head site history  
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksOrdnance Survey Benchmark Brass bolt inside hut. 2 rawplug bolts in wall outside.
Benchmark relationshipsTGBM is 19.8360m below F.B.M.
Auxiliary benchmarksAux 1: E.F. (GB2) bolt on cropping rock opposite W face of house. Aux 2: A (GB3) bolt in third step of 'steps'. Aux 3: B (GB4) bolt on cropping rock 1.8m from NE angle of house.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Malin Head
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Malin Head
PSMSL code916
Additional information 
Nearest Met. stationMalin Head
Last updated1993-12-05

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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