GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

General                                  
GLOSS number78
Station name

Zhapo

CountryChina, People's Rep.
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)21.58333
Longitude (+ve E)111.83333
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1957-
Responsible countryChina, People's Rep.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
South China Sea Branch, SOA, 353 Xingangzhong Road, Guangzhou 510300, China
GLOSS contactChina
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Zhapo   View location map for GLOSS station Zhapo
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSurface T and S, wave and meteorological parameters
Data acquisition rateRecording at hourly intervals
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h635a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa635a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Surface T and S, wave and meteorological parameters
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksTGBM (ZPZ8) is 5.9m to the corner of the nearer house in the north direction, 9.5m to the corner of a house in the east direction and 2.5m to the corner of a house in the west direction.
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 7.526m below ZPZ8. TGZ = 1.366m below the MSL of the Yellow Sea (1956-old) TGZ = 1.405m below the MSL of the Yellow Sea (1985-new) TGZ = 4.554m below BM2
Auxiliary benchmarksTBM is 43.2m from BM2. BM2 is 26.8m from the SE corner of the old gauge well house and 19m to the north corner of the old wharf.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Zhapo
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Zhapo
MSL methodMo (over hourly values)
PSMSL code933
Other relevant codesUHSLC 635
Additional information 
Nearest Met. stationZhapo MS
Last updated2002-12-11

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