GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number253
Station name

Dakar

CountrySenegal
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)14.66
Longitude (+ve E)-17.44
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1957-1966, Dakar-A: Dec 1982 - Dec 1983, Dakar-B: Dec 1983 - Jan 1985, Dakar-C: May 1986 - Dec 1986, Dakar-D: Dec 1986 - May 1989, Dakar-E Jan 1996 - Jun 2003
Responsible countrySenegal
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
NOAA
GLOSS contactSenegal
Committed to GLOSSNo
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h223.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g253a.zip from BODC  Download g253b.zip from BODC  Download g253c.zip from BODC  Download g253d.zip from BODC  Download g253e.zip from BODC   View Dakar site history   View BODC document #64181   View BODC document #64208   View BODC document #64225   View BODC document #68293  
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h223a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa223a.dmt from UHSLC   Download h223b.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa223b.dmt from UHSLC   Download h223c.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa223c.dmt from UHSLC   Download h223d.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa223d.dmt from UHSLC   Download h223e.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa223e.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Dakar   Download annual MSL (RLR) data for Dakar
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Dakar   View annual MSL (RLR) plot for Dakar
PSMSL code1816
Other relevant codesUHSLC 223
Additional information 
Last updated1990-02-08

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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