GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number205
Station name

Marseille

CountryFrance
Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)43.3
Longitude (+ve E)5.35
OceanMediterranean
Responsible countryFrance
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
IGN, Service de Geodesie, Nivellement et Meteorologie, 2, avenue Pasteur, 94160 Saint Mande, France. Also RONIM
GLOSS contactFrance
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Marseille   View location map for GLOSS station Marseille   View location map for GLOSS station Marseille
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksFundamental bronze mark in the pit of the tidal system.
Benchmark relationshipsHeight of TGBM is 1.660m above NGF zero. Height of Mabc is 11.449m above IGN69 zero, which is almost identical to NGF zero.
Auxiliary benchmarksIGN benchmark Mabc (heights are above IGN69) Massif Beton RBGM RRF 90 (11.203m) RBPM scelle dans rocher (5.441m) RBPM RRF sur batiment maregraphe (12.866m) RBPM sur trottoir (12.048m) Eurogauge GPS TGBM (11.146m)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Marseille
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Marseille
PSMSL code61
Additional information 
Last updated1993-12-04

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
GLOSS project page  

 

Related external links

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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