Gan (Maldives) Site History

History Summary

Station Gan
Country Rep. of Maldives
Latitude 00° 41.2' S
Longitude 073° 09.1' E
GLOSS No 027
Time Reference GMT (hours 00-23)
Contributor UH Sea Level Center in collaboration with Meteorology Station,
Addu Development Authority, Gan,
Rep. of Maldives
Instrument Type (03/1987-10/1988) Leupold and Stevens Analog gauge
(10/1988-06/1990) Fischer and Porter Analog-to- Digital Recorder
(1992-) Handar 436-A, Encoder (ENC)
(1992-) Handar 436-B (ENB) float gauges
Site of Gauge  
Observational periods 1987 - present

Reference Level

The sea level heights are referred to the zero point assigned to the tide gauge.

Quality Assessment by the UH Sea Level Center

Comment

Differences in daily means with Cocos and Port Louis suggest that the reference level is stable.

Year CI(%) Missing Data Replaced Gaps or Bad Data Questionable Fluctuations
1987 42 132-136,149-153,201-342 (03)120-(11)120 none
1988 60 1-104,115-135,176-179,213-233 (04)298-(12)298 none
1989 96 144-158 none none
1990 42 154-365 none none
1991 48 1-191 none none
1992 100 none none none
1993 100 none none none
1994 100 none (03)001-(15)001 (02)019-(13)019 (02)121-(17)121 (06)206-(17)206 (13)259-(12)260 none
1995 100 none none none
1996 100 none none none
1997 100 none none none
1998 100 none none none