GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number228
Station name

Ammassalik, Greenland

CountryDenmark
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)65.5
Longitude (+ve E)-37
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1973, 1990-2004
Responsible countryDenmark
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Palle Bo Nielsen, Royal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography, Overgaden o.Vandet 62B, Postboks 1919, DK-1023 Copenhagen-K, Denmark
GLOSS contactDenmark
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Ammassalik, Greenland
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature, air pressure, salinity
Data acquisition rate15 minutes
High frequency data at BODCDownload g228.zip from BODC   View Ammassalik, Greenland site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h297a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa297a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature, air pressure, salinity
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksTGBM 5298.6cm below 'bronze' mark near Ammassalik town-cairn. Also benchmark 4321.1cm below 'bronze' mark about 10m from church entrance.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodharmonic method
PSMSL code1765
Other relevant codesUHSLC 297
Additional information 
Other relevant informationhttp://www.dmi.dk/dmi/index/danmark/vandstand.htm and http://www.frv.dk/en/ifm/index.htm
Nearest Met. stationAmmassalik
Last updated2003-12-24

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)

 

Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) Station Handbook Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)