GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number333
Station name

Alert

CountryCanada
Time zoneGMT -5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)82.5
Longitude (+ve E)-62.31666
Observation period(s)Previous period of record 1961-1979
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Canadian Hydrographic Service- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 867 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON L7R 4A6, CANADA
Instrumentation 
Float
Pressure
Bubbler
Acoustic
Radar
Data
Data acquisition rateSampling at 3 minute interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload h836.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Benchmarks 
Auxiliary benchmarksGauge type: Bubbler system, Telephone modem, 3 minute data, download daily.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Alert
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Alert
PSMSL code1110
Additional information 
Other relevant informationProposed as replacement for GLOSS 153. GLOSS ID153 has not been in operation since 1994, it is unlikely the station will be re-activated. Has GPS. Gauge re-established December 2002. Daily transmission of data to ISDM
Last updated2011-06-23

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)