GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number260
Station name

Sao Tome

CountrySao Tome & Principe
Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)0.34833
Longitude (+ve E)6.73666
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1985-1988 Operated by LEGOS since 1997
Responsible countryFrance
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
LEGOS 14 Av. Edouard Belin 31400 Toulouse Laurent Testut, email: laurent.testut@cnes.fr
GLOSS contactFrance
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersBottom pressure, Atmospheric pressure, Sea Water temperature, Sea Water conductivity (available in real time)
Data acquisition rateHourly data
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h225.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h225a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa225a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Bottom pressure, Atmospheric pressure, Sea Water temperature, Sea Water conductivity (available in real time)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1665
Other relevant codesUHSLC 225
Additional information 
Nearest Met. station10km
Last updated2005-04-04

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)