GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number137
Station name

Pascua (Easter) Is.

CountryChile
Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-27.15
Longitude (+ve E)-109.45
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1957-1968 Float/stilling well 1969-2001 Bubbler 2001- Differential pressure transducer.
Responsible countryChile
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Servicio Hidrografico y Oceanografico de la Armada, Departamento Oceanografia, Casilla 324, Valparaiso, Chile
GLOSS contactChile
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Pascua (Easter) Is.   View location map for GLOSS station Pascua (Easter) Is.
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature (hourly) Air temperature (hourly) Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Data acquisition rate2 minute interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h022.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g137a.zip from BODC  Download g137b.zip from BODC  Download g137d.zip from BODC  Download g137e.zip from BODC   View Pascua (Easter) Is. site history   View BODC document #57328   View BODC document #57331   View BODC document #58837  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h022a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa022a.dmt from UHSLC   Download h022b.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa022b.dmt from UHSLC   Download h022c.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa022c.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature (hourly) Air temperature (hourly) Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksBM No. 16 - It is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF 16, set in cement at the south corner of the warehouse located 150 m south of the tide house
Benchmark relationshipsBM No. 15 (1982-1995) Removed BM No. 16 (1984-2003) BM No. 17 (1984-2003) BM No. 13A (1995-1997) BM No. 18A (1995-1997)
Auxiliary benchmarksBM No. 17 - it is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF 17, set in cement at the gate of the cold storage plant. BM No. 13A: it is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF 13, set in cement at the border in the main dock.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Pascua (Easter) Is.   Download annual MSL (RLR) data for Pascua (Easter) Is.
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Pascua (Easter) Is.   View annual MSL (RLR) plot for Pascua (Easter) Is.
MSL method24 hour averages
PSMSL code1272
Other relevant codesUHSLC 022
Additional information 
Other relevant informationPSMSL hold data from 2 other gauges at Pascua Isla (PSMSL Code 810/001 1957-1958,1962 and PSMSL Code 810/002 1977-1984). Levelling twice a year No GPS recording Radar and pressure gauges planned for the near future
Nearest Met. stationMataveri Airport
Last updated2003-10-09

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
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Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)
University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

 

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