GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number272
Station name

Daru

CountryPapua New Guinea
Time zone150E, GMT + 10hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-9.05
Longitude (+ve E)143.2
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)June 1971 - March 1972
Responsible countryPapua New Guinea
GLOSS contactPapua_New_Guinea
Committed to GLOSSNo
OperationalNo
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Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data held at national organisationHeld at NTF Australia
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksA broad arrow and bar benchmark on the side of the existing jetty (1978) above steps leading down to boat landing.
Auxiliary benchmarksAHS BM 1965 a steel bolt set in concrete 30 feet to the seaward of the steps of the District Commissioner's Office.
Data at PSMSL 
MSL methodHourly means
Other relevant codesNTF port No. 55440
Additional information 
Other relevant informationOther short period data sets available from a variety of sources.
Last updated2002-10-16

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