GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number23
Station name

Kerguelen Island

CountryFrance
Time zone075E, GMT + 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-49.345
Longitude (+ve E)70.22
OceanIndian
Observation period(s)1993-
Responsible countryFrance
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
LEGOS 14 Av. Edouard Belin 31400 Toulouse
GLOSS contactFrance
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersIN REAL TIME: Bottom pressure, Atmospheric pressure, Sea water temperature, Sea Water conductivity
Data acquisition rateHourly data
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h180.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g023.zip from BODC   View Kerguelen Island site history  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h180a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa180a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Data held at national organisationftp.legos.obsmip.fr/pub/soa/niveau_mer/rosame
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)IN REAL TIME: Bottom pressure, Atmospheric pressure, Sea water temperature, Sea Water conductivity
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1849
Other relevant codesUHSLC 180
Additional information 
Last updated2003-11-20

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)