GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number237
Station name

Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

CountryDenmark
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)62.01666
Longitude (+ve E)-6.76666
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1901-1907, 1957-2006
Responsible countryDenmark
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Ms. Lonny Hansen, Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut, Lyngbyvej 100, DK - 2100 Kobenhavn 0, Denmark
GLOSS contactDenmark
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Torshavn, Faroe Islands.
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals
High frequency data at BODCContact BODC
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks 
Benchmark relationshipsMean Sea Level - 78.80 cm 1/1-1970
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Torshavn, Faroe Islands.
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Torshavn, Faroe Islands.
PSMSL code839
Additional information 
Other relevant informationA new wall will be built and a new float gauge installed with digital recording on to diskettes; transmission of data daily will become operational in 1993.
Nearest Met. stationTorshavn
Last updated1992-09-26

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)