Macquarie Island (Australia) Site History

History Summary

Station Macquarie Is.
Country Australia
Latitude 54° 29.0' S
Longitude 158° 58.0' E
GLOSS No 130
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
Contributor (1993-present)
Southern Ocean Sea Level Centre
National Tidal Facility
Flinders University of South Australia
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide, SA 5001
Instrument Type (1993-present) NGWLMS (Acoustic gauge)
Observational Periods 1912-1913,1964,1967-1971,1973-1974,
28 December 1993 - 16 November 1999

Reference Level

All data are referred to Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) and linked into historic fixed benchmarks.

Quality Assessment

Comment

The data is of good quality and revealed no obvious reference level shifts. Only extreme fluctuations are listed below.

Year CI(%) Missing Data Replaced Gaps or Bad Data Questionable Fluctuations
1993 1 1-362 none none
1994 57 11-17,25-29,45-46,59-68,85-94,111-146,164-182,205-241,251-345 none none
1995 100 none none none
1996 87 7-19,100-101,121-153,224-336 none none
1997 33 121-365 none none
1998 90 326-327,334-365 none none
1999 65 88-139,168-201,201-202,320-365 none none