Tarawa-A (Gilbert Islands) Site History

Site

Station Tarawa-A, Betio
Country Republic of Kiribati
Latitude 01° 21.5' N
Longitude 172° 56.1' E
GLOSS No 113
Time Reference GMT (hours 00-23)
Contributor UH Sea Level Center
Instrument Type Fischer and Porter Analog-to-Digital Recorder
Site of Gauge  
Observational periods 1974 - 1983

Reference Level

All heights have been referred to the station tide staff zero which is linked to fixed bench marks.

Quality Assessment by the UH Sea Level Centre

Comment

The daily and monthly means reveal no apparent changes in the reference level. The timing is no better than plus or minus 7.5 minutes.

Year CI(%) Missing Data Replaced Gaps or Bad Data Questionable
Fluctuations
1974 66 none (23)016-(22)017 275-276
1975 95 101-106,174-175,199-204,279-280,351-352 none 115-116,128-132,158-160,175-177,189,246-252,274-281,334
1976 100 none none none
1977 91 213-215,324-334,346-365 none 38-40,48,184-186,243-246
1978 78 1-79,122-123 none none
1979 92 118-119,128-133,158-165,176-178,249-252,277-279,307-311 none 12-14,27-30,40-44,59,111-112,127-128,133-134,144-150,169-170,220-221,252-254,261-268,275-281,304-306,311,326,354-357,360
1980 39 28-245,270-273 none 19-20,22
1981 46 46-232,260-264,321-327,365 none none
1982 58 1-5,6-8,12-22,24-32,85-90,113-118,146-167, 176-202,245-269,272-276,288-312, 317-326 none none
1983 87 34-38,72-81,96-122,322-324,361-362,365 none 190-191,309-311,326-327,338-340,351-358,363-365