Ilulissat (Jacobshavn) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Ilulissat, Jacobshavn
Latitude 69° 13.0' N
Longitude 051° 06.0' W
Country Denmark
WOCE No. 9019
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
Contributor 1992-1996 Royal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography
Instrument Type Pressure gauge
Site of Gauge  
Observational Period 1992 - 1997
Reference Level All data are referred to LAT which is Chart Datum for Greenland.

Quality Assessment

Comments

All data are corrected for atmospheric pressure. Salinity not measured, sea level elevation calculated from pressure using a sea water density based on measured temperature and a salinity of 31.5 ppt.

All pre 1995 data have been adjusted by -278cm to refer to LAT.

1996 data have been collected with a 15 minutes interval, but it slips 1 minute approximately every month.

Station withdrawn June 1997.

Year Completeness
Index (%)
Questionable Fluctuations (In day Nos.)
and Missing Data (Gaps >6 hours)
1992 50 None
1993 99 None
1994 97 86
Gap from 1994/10/17 at 20.00 to 1994/10/18 at 14.00
Gap from 1994/10/18 at 18.00 to 1994/10/19 at 14.00
Gap from 1994/10/22 at 18.00 to 1994/10/26 at 16.00
Gap from 1994/11/04 at 20.00 to 1994/11/08 at 17.00
1995 66 None
Gap from 1995/03/01 at 00.00 to 1995/05/01 at 00.00
Gap from 1995/08/15 at 00.00 to 1995/10/15 at 00.00
Gap from 1995/12/12 at 18.00 to 1995/12/14 at 12.00
1996 98 None
1997 53 None
Gap from 1997/04/14 at 20.56 to 1997/04/15 at 14.56
Gap from 1997/06/23 at 16.32 to 1997/12/31 at 23.59