GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number266
Station name

Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha

CountryU.K.
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)-37.05
Longitude (+ve E)-12.3
OceanAtlantic
Observation period(s)1986-
Responsible countryU.K.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, 6 Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L3 5DA, UK
GLOSS contactUK
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea temperature, atmospheric pressure
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals, filtered to hourly heights.
High frequency data at BODCDownload g266p1.zip from BODC   View Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha site history  
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea temperature, atmospheric pressure
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksNone
Data at PSMSL 
MSL methodDoodson X0 filter
Additional information 
Other relevant informationOne year of data collected at this site 1984 - 1985.
Nearest Met. stationIn same building as tide gauge
Last updated1993-12-05

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)