Provideniya-A (Russia) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Provideniya
Latitude 64° 24.0' N
Longitude 173° 12.0' W
Country Russia
GLOSS No.  
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
Contributor 1977-1985 All Russian Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information - World Data Centre
Instrument Type Float and stilling well gauge
Site of Gauge  
Observational Period 1934 - present
Reference Level All data are referred to TGZ and linked into historic fixed benchmarks.

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

BM Control -5.0m (in the Baltic system)

Quality Assessment

Comments

Large positive and negative fluctuations of a few days duration are related to meteorological events.

This station is distinguished from station Provideniya-B because the data have not been levelled to common bench marks.

Year Completeness
Index (%)
Questionable Fluctuations(in day Nos.)
and Missing Data (Gaps >6 hours)
1977 100 None
1978 99 None
1 Gap of <= 6 Hours Spanning a Total of 0 Days 1 Hour
Gap from 1978/02/28 at 21.00 to 1978/03/01 at 20.00
1979 100 None
1980 100 None
1981 100 None
1982 100 None
1983 100 None
1984 100 None
1985 100 179