Fort Denison (Sydney, Australia) Data Quality Assessment

Quality assessment of sea level data by the TOGA Sea Level Center/National Oceanographic Data Center Joint Archive For Sea Level

Station Fort Denison, Sydney Latitude 33° 51.0' S
Country Australia Longitude 151° 14.0' E
JASL # 333A Time Meridian 150° E (GMT + 10 hr)
GLOSS # 057 TOGA # None
NODC # 33153101
Contributor: Flinders University of South Australia, School of Earth Sciences, Bedford Park, South Australia 5042
Originator: Same
Original Data: Unconfirmed
Instrument Type: Unconfirmed
Digitised Interval: Unconfirmed
Present Data: Hourly, daily, and monthly values obtained by:
Hourly: Unconfirmed
Daily: 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50, and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2, and 40.2 hours
Monthly: Simple average of all daily values; calculated if 7 or fewer days are missing
Span of Data: 01 January 1985 - 31 December 1987
Gaps > 1 Month: None
Time Reference: GMT (hours 00-23)
Space-filler Flag: -9999
Units: Millimetres
Missing Data Flag: 99999
Reference Level: Until notified otherwise, the sea level heights are assumed to be referred to the tide staff zero.
Comment: The daily and monthly values are reasonable and do not reveal any obvious errors.