GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number349
Station name

Alexandria

CountryEgypt
Time zoneGMT + 2hrs
Latitude (+ve N)31.21666
Longitude (+ve E)29.91666
Observation period(s)4 November 2009 to 30 April 2010
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria (Egypt)
Instrumentation 
Float
Pressure
Bubbler
Acoustic
Radar
Data
Data acquisition rateSampling rate every 1 min.
Benchmarks 
Benchmark relationshipsThe tide gauge is located in the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) located in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria.
Auxiliary benchmarksNIOF-1 Benchmark close to the radar sensor support NIOF-2 Benchmark in South corner of conference room building
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code2088
Additional information 
Other relevant informationThe tide gauge has not yet been levelled into the local benchmark network, so data are uncalibrated heights from the Kalesto sensor.

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)