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Palmeira (Cape Verde) Site History

History Summary

Station Name Palmeira, Cape Verde
Country Portugal
Latitude 16° 45.3' N
Longitude 022° 59.0' W
Time Reference GMT (00-23 hours)
WOCE No. 9106
Contributor University of Hawaii Sea Level Center
1000 Pope Rd. MSB 317
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Originator Dept. of Oceanography
University of Hawaii
1000 Pope Rd. MSB 317
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Instrument Type Aquatrak acoustic gauge, NOAA Next Generation Water Level Measuring System (NGWLMS) with a Sutron 9000 DCP
Observational Period 2000

Tide Gauge Benchmark (TGBM) Description

Not available at present.

Auxiliary Benchmarks

Not available at present.

Benchmark Relationships

Not available at present.

Datum Information

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


Period Parameters CI% Sample interval
2000 ASLVZZ01 80 60 minutes


ASLVZZ01 = Sea Level (metres)

Quality Assessment

All data have been compared with the current Harmonic Constants Library, and residuals checked. Records have been visually inspected for spikes, datum shifts and timing errors.

Period Parameter Missing data Suspect data
2000 ASLVZZ01 001-072,097-098 317-366