International sea level

South Atlantic data

The map and inventory below indicate sites where sea level data are available.

Data files and site history information may be accessed via the inventory. Click on the Access the data to download the data and View the documentation to view the site history information. Note: Sites marked with * have the latest data available in ASCII format only. Sites are ordered by latitude and longitude.

Much of the data in the South Atlantic have been collected as part of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current Levels by Altimetry and Island Measurements (ACCLAIM) programme, conducted by the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL). Find out more about ACCLAIM from the POL ACCLAIM web pages, including an explanation of the differences between 'Phase 1' and 'Phase 2' data.

In the inventory below Phase 1 and Phase 2 data are indicated by

Click on the map dots to advance to the appropriate inventory entry.

South Atlantic sea level sites
South Atlantic sea level sites ©
Fortaleza Ascension St. Helena Walvis Bay Simonstown Tristan da Cunha Port Stanley Signy Puerto Williams Ushuaia Diego Ramirez Forster Rothera Faraday Esperanza

South Atlantic sea level data inventory


GLOSS no. Site name Position Duration NetCDF ASCII Document
9099 Forster, Phase 1 70 46.4S 
011 51.9W
1991 w9099p1.zip w9099p1.zip Forster Phase 1 site history
9100 Rothera, Phase 1 67 34.0S 
068 08.0W
1992 — 1999 w9100p1.zip w9100p1.zip Rothera Phase 1 site history
188 Faraday Base, Argentine Islands, Phase 0 65 15.0S 
064 16.0W
1959 — 1971 Download g0188p0.zip Download g188p0.zip Faraday Base (Argentine Islands) site history
188 Faraday (Vernadsky), Phase 1 65 15.0S 
064 16.0W
1997 — 1999 Download g0188p1.zip Download g188p1.zip Faraday / Vernadsky Phase 1 site history
188 Faraday (Vernadsky), Phase 2  65 15.0S 
064 16.0W
1984 — 1997, 1999 Download g0188p2.zip Download g188p2.zip Faraday (Vernadsky) Phase 2 site history
185 Esperanza, Argentina 63 23.7S
056 59.7W
1996 — 1998 Download g0185.zip Download g185.zip Esperanza (Argentina) site history
306 Signy, South Orkney Islands, Phase 1 60 42.0S 
045 36.0W
1988 — 1997, 1999 Download g0306p1.zip Download g306p1.zip Signy (South Orkney Islands) Phase 1 site history
180 Diego Ramirez 56 30.5S 
068 42.9W
1991 Download g0180.zip Download g180.zip Diego Ramirez (Chile) site history
181 Ushuaia 54 48.3S 
068 17.7W
1996 — 1998 Download g0181.zip Download g181.zip Ushuaia (Argentina) site history
9003 Puerto Williams 54 56.0S 
067 37.0W
1964 — 1998 Download w9003.zip Download w9003.zip Puerto Williams (Chile) site history
305 Port Stanley, Phase 1 51 45.0S 
057 56.0W
1988 — 1992 Download g0305p1.zip Download g305p1.zip Port Stanley (Falklands Islands) Phase 1 site history
305 Port Stanley-A, Phase 2 51 45.0S 
057 56.0W
1964 — 1974 Download g0305ap2.zip Download g305ap2.zip Port Stanley-A Phase 2 site history
305 Port Stanley-B, Phase 2 51 45.0S 
057 56.0W
1992 — 2001 Download g0305bp2.zip Download g305bp2.zip Port Stanley-B Phase 2 site history
266 Tristan da Cunha, Phase 1 37 03.0S 
012 18.0W
1984 — 1998 Download g0266p1.zip Download g266p1.zip Tristan da Cunha Phase 1 site history
268 Simonstown 34 11.3S 
018 26.4E
1958 — 1996 Download g0268.zip Download g268.zip Simonstown (South Africa) site history
314 Walvis Bay 22 56.0S 
014 30.0E
1959 — 1973, 1976 — 1989, 1991 — 1998 Download g0314.zip Download g314.zip Walvis Bay (Namibia) site history
264 St. Helena, Phase 1 15 58.0S 
005 42.0W
1986 — 1992 Download g0264p1.zip Download g264p1.zip St Helena (Atlantic Ocean) Phase 1 site history
264 St. Helena, Phase 2*
15 55.0S 
005 43.0W
1993 — 2001 Download g0264p2.zip Download g264p2.zip St. Helena Phase 2 site history
263 Ascension, Phase 1 07 55.0S 
014 25.0W
1983 — 1995 Download g0263p1.zip Download g263p1.zip Ascension (Atlantic Ocean) Phase 1 site history
263 Ascension, Phase 2*
07 54.0S 
014 22.0W
1993 — 2001 Download g0263p2.zip Download g263p2.zip Ascension Phase 2 site history
9107 Fortaleza, Brazil 03 43.0S
038 28.0W
1995 — 1998 Download w9107.zip Download w9107.zip Fortaleza (Brazil) site history

 


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