GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number340
Station name

Trieste

CountryItaly
Time zoneGMT + 2hrs
Latitude (+ve N)45.65
Longitude (+ve E)13.75
Observation period(s)Time span of data 1905-2010 (psmsl)
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Istituto Talassografico di Trieste, Viale R. Gessi 2, I- 34123 Trieste, Italy
Instrumentation 
Float
Pressure
Bubbler
Acoustic
Radar
Data
Additional parametersAnemometric sensor (wind speed and wind direction at 10 metres height), atmospheric pressure, wind vector, air temperature and sea temperature.
Data acquisition rateSampling rate 1 minute
Fast delivery data at UHSLCDownload d829.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Additional parameters (real-time)Anemometric sensor (wind speed and wind direction at 10 metres height), atmospheric pressure, wind vector, air temperature and sea temperature.
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksThe station is equipped with two tide gauges: a main electronic ultrasound instrument, with tubulat guide and temperature compensation and a secondary floating mechanic gauge with paper recording.
Auxiliary benchmarksRLR is 9.400 m below BM.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Trieste
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Trieste
PSMSL code154
Additional information 
Other relevant informationStation is also provided with an anemometric sensor ( wind speed and wind direction at 10 metres height), a barometric sensor, an air temperature sensor and a water temperature sensor. The station is equipped with real-time transmission device connected with the ISPRA Central unit in Rome.
Nearest Met. station500m from the sea-level gauge
Last updated2011-01-13

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)