GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number243
Station name

La Coruna

CountrySpain
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)43.2131
Longitude (+ve E)-8.2317
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1943-
Responsible countrySpain
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia (IEO)
GLOSS contactSpain
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station La Coruna
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording; hourly values extracted
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksNAPG 467 (Instituto Geografico Nacional) located in the Coruna Harbour, on the cliff of the pier of Marina Dock, with geometrical altitude over Alicante mean sea level of 3.689 metres. Levelling line: Polygon of Coruna. TGZ (1996) = 5.75 m under NAP467.
Auxiliary benchmarksNAP 615 (IGN) located in the tabacco building. Geometrical altitude over Alicante mean sea level of 5.349 metres. NAP 364 (IGN) located in the Coruna Harbour, on the cliff of the pier of Marina Dock, with geometrical altitude over Alicante mean sea level of 3.772 metres.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for La Coruna   Download annual MSL (RLR) data for La Coruna   Download annual MSL (RLR) data for La Coruna
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for La Coruna   View annual MSL (RLR) plot for La Coruna   View annual MSL (RLR) plot for La Coruna
MSL method119 point convolution filter
PSMSL code484
Additional information 
Other relevant informationPSMSL also hold data from another gauge at La Coruna (PSMSL Code 200/031 1955-1980). Two GPS campaigns. Project: Eurogauge (5 days in November 1993). Eurogauge I (5 days in March 1994).
Nearest Met. stationObservatorio de La Coruna
Last updated1997-12-02

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