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General
Data set name

Tide gauge data for coasts of Portugal, Azores, Madeira

Data holding centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodThe time periods are different for each data station (1915 - 2010)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portugal mainland, Azores, Madeira,

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

The data sets were acquired for the following purposes: a) harmonic analysis of the tides; b) quality control of the tidal predictions; c) reduction of depths from bathymetric surveys to the chart datum; and d) mean sea level.

OriginatorsIHPT, Hydrographic Institute - Division of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactMariana Costa
Address

IHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Rua das Trinas, 49
Lisboa
Lisboa
1249-093
Portugal

Telephone+351 210943000
Facsimile+351 210943299
Emailmail@hidrografico.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15021002
Global identifier2234
Last revised2015-08-06