GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number257
Station name

Abidjan

CountryCote d'Ivoire
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)5.25
Longitude (+ve E)-4
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1971, 1974-1976, 1987
Responsible countryCote d'Ivoire
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
SHOM, France for 405/001; ORSTOM, Paris for 405/002
GLOSS contactIvory_Coast
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h230a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa230a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Abidjan
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Abidjan
PSMSL code1313
Other relevant codesUHSLC 230
Additional information 
Other relevant informationData also held by PSMSL for gauge 405/002 1982-1988. Four float gauges operating in Abidjan, one called 'wharf' is used for forecasting.
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  

 

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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