GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number234
Station name

Rorvik

CountryNorway
Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)64.86666
Longitude (+ve E)11.25
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1969-
Responsible countryNorway
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Norwegian Hydrographic Service Oceanographic Group P.O. Box 60 N-4011 Stavanger NORWAY
GLOSS contactNorway
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Rorvik
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersBarometric pressure, water level control parameter
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 second intervals, filtered to 10 minute heights.
High frequency data at BODCDownload g234.zip from BODC   View Rorvik site history  
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Barometric pressure, water level control parameter
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksTGBM: H20 N61
Benchmark relationshipsTGZ: 7.077 m below TGBM
Auxiliary benchmarksAuxiliary BM: H20 N60: 3.100 m above TGBM Normalnull 1954: 5.782 m below TGBM
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Rorvik
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Rorvik
MSL methodArithmetic mean, hourly values
PSMSL code1241
Additional information 
Nearest Met. stationLocal Airport
Last updated2005-02-16

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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