GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number278
Station name

Casey

CountryAustralia
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-66.28333
Longitude (+ve E)110.53333
OceanSouthern
Observation period(s)26 January 1996 onwards
Responsible countryAustralia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Australian Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tas 7050, Australia - Tel: (61 3) 6232 3528; Fax: (61 3) 6232 3351; Email: henk_bro@antdiv.gov.au
GLOSS contactAustralia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Casey
Instrumentation 
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersWater temperature, atmospheric pressure
Data acquisition rate10 minute average of continuous 1 second data
High frequency data at BODCDownload g278.zip from BODC   View Casey site history   View BODC document #78055  
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Water temperature, atmospheric pressure
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksHBM3 - Tide gauge benchmark, 1.966m above mean sea level
Benchmark relationshipsSee the following website for levelling information: www.auslig.gov.au/geodesy/antarc/caseytg.htm Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 23.004m below TGBM (1979,1980) - Arbitrary Datum
Auxiliary benchmarksBM 1/79 Top of steel eyebolt set in rock near site of gauge to the east of the buildings BM 1/80 Top of steel eyebolt set in rock approximately 5m west of the old wooden sliprails to the west of the buildings PAGEOS Station B052 near the Radio Shack, Casey Station
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodHourly means
PSMSL code1886
Other relevant codesNTF port No. 20120
Additional information 
Other relevant informationDiaphram pressure gauge operated Feb-Mar 1979 and Jan-Feb 1980 Precise ephemeris doppler fixes (PAGEOS B052)
Nearest Met. stationCasey Station
Last updated2002-10-16

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
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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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