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Data set name

Sea level data along the west coast of Denmark

Data holding centreDanish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
CountryDenmark  Denmark
Time periodFrom 1972 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

8 harbours along the west coast of Denmark, 5 harbours in two fiords on the west coast and 7 harbours at the inner waters of Denmark

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Description 
Summary

The sea level has been measured at 5 harbours since 1972 and at 3 harbours since 1974. In 1992 5 tide gauges were established in two fiords. In 2000 gauges were established at 7 harbours in the inner water. The sea level is now recorded every 10 minutes. The data are quality controlled. The purpose of collecting these data is to provide a basic for forecasting, mathematical modelling, statistics, and planning.

OriginatorsDanish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
Danish Meteorological Institute, Oceanographic Section
Data web sitehttp://www.kyst.dk
Availability 
OrganisationDanish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
AvailabilityOrganisation; unknown
ContactJens Bech Joergensen
Address

Danish Coastal Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
Hojbrovej 1
Lemvig

DK-7620
Denmark

Telephone(+45) 99 63 63 63
Emailkdi@kyst.dk
Administration 
Collating centreAarhus University, Department of Bioscience, Marine Ecology Roskilde
Local identifier13016001
Global identifier1102
Last revised2009-03-14