Andenes (Norway) Site History

History Summary

Station name Andenes
Country Norway
Latitude 69° 19.0' N
Longitude 016° 09.0' E
GLOSS No. 322
Contributor Statens Kartverk Sjokartverket (Norwegian Hydrographic Service)
Instrument Type 09.10.1991 : Scan-Matic gauge installed
02.02.2001 : Sutron gauge installed.
Site of gauge The tide gauge is located on the "trafikk- og allmenningskai", not far from the Andenes Port Authorities (Hamnegata 71)
Observational Periods Gauge operational: 1940 - present
Data available: 1991 - 2003

Reference Level

All heights have been referred to the station Tide Gauge Zero which is linked to fixed bench marks.

Benchmark Relationships

Benchmark Description Height below TGBM (m)
TGBM L7 N42 0
Auxiliary BM L7 N33 1.354
Auxiliary BM L7 N34 1.782
Normalnull 1954   3.245
TGZ   5.245

Quality Assessment

Comments

The originators hold data for the period 04.01.1940 - 23.10.1986, but they are of bad quality and should not be used in time series analysis.
The daily or monthly means do not reveal any obvious reference level shifts.

Year CI (%) QI (%) Missing Data Bad Data
1991 16 100 001-282,291-316 None
1992 100 100 None None
1993 100 100 None None
1994 98 100 171-179 None
1995 100 100 None None
1996 100 100 None None
1997 99 100 140-142 None
1998 96 100 351-364 None
1999 98 100 118-121,131-133,172-173 None
2000 100 100 None None
2001 100 100 None None
2002 100 100 None None
2003 99 100 346-350 None