Baltra-A (Galapagos Islands) Site History

Site

Station Baltra-A, Galapaogs Is.
Country Ecuador
Latitude 00° 26.1' S
Longitude 090° 17.1' W
GLOSS No 169
Time Reference GMT (hours 00-23)
Contributor National Ocean Service (NOS),
standard data(1968-1977),
UH Sea Level Center,
ADR data (1974-1976)
Instrument Type Standard mechanical (1968-1977)
Fisher and Porter analog-to-digital recorder (ADR) (1974-1976)
Site of Gauge  
Observational periods 1968 - 1977

Reference level

All heights have been referred to the station tide staff zero which is linked to fixed benchmarks. This station is distinguished from station Baltra-B because the data have not been levelled to common bench marks.

Quality Assessment by the UH Sea Level Center

Comment

The following gaps in the analog data were filled with ADR data:

The daily and monthly means agree reasonably well with La Libertad, Ecuador.

Year CI(%) Missing Data Replaced Gaps or Bad Data Questionable Fluctuations
1968 58 none none 192,359-361
1969 99 1-2 (19)054-(07)055 (22)097-(06)098 (00)139-(23)139 (18)197-(16)198 (22)255-(21)256 (16)279-(06)280 65-68,302-304
1970 98 350-358 (23)038-(22)039 (00)092-(08)092 (16)096-(15)097 (14)107-(21)107 (00)329-(11)329 41-42,360-362
1971 95 31-37,52-55,76-78,82-85,89-90 (13)030-(21)030 (00)069-(22)069 (02)070-(19)070 (03)071-(14)071 (05)072-(20)072 (22)072-(20)073 (08)075-(17)075 (09)080-(21)080 (02)081-(19)081 (11)087-(20)087 (06)088-(01)089 (23)157-(16)158 (03)222-(16)222 (04)223-(17)223 (07)293-(17)293 27-28,55-56
1972 100 none (05)031-(15)031 281-285,289
1973 94 1-2,176-188,210-211,213-214, (01)068-(14)068 (05)069-(22)069 (17)106-(23)106 (22)130-(14)131 (16)152-(15)153 (05)242-(15)242 (04)286-(19)286 (06)335-(14)335 68-75,104,116,122-123,127-129,146-149
1974 100 1 (06)032-(14)032 (18)099-(02)100 (18)115-(03)116 (06)116-(15)116 (06)152-(16)152 127-132,199-207
1975 94 115-117,293-314 (19)271-(13)272 117,172-173,192,218
1976 71 1-33,167-169,183-222,283-286,336-365 (06)149-(05)150 (06)180-(05)181 164-167,170-171,176-178
1977 83 1-2,3-9,31-33,158-160,184-186,326-329,337-340,345-348,351-354,360-364 (06)129-(05)130 (06)163-(05)164 (06)279-(05)280 (06)335-(05)336 45-56,61-67,70,94-107,120,155-156,181