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General
Data set name

Icelandic Tide Gauge Network

Data holding centreIcelandic Maritime Administration
CountryIceland  Iceland
Time periodFrom 1966 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Around the coast of Iceland

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Instruments

Sea level recorders

Description 
Summary

Icelandic tide gauge netwrok, comprising gauges at Akranes, Grundartangi, Hafnarfjordur, Sandgerdi, Njardvik, Grindavik, Torlakshofn, Olafsvik Dalvik, Raufarhofn and Hvanney operated by the Icelandic Maritime Authority (IMA). Data are collected using Druck(ner) pressure sensors; the measurement interval is 10 minutes (i.e. one minute average every 10 minutes). Data are available on request only.

OriginatorsIcelandic Maritime Administration
Data web sitehttp://vs.en.sigling.is/?PageID=1067
Availability 
OrganisationIcelandic Maritime Administration
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactGudjon Scheving or Mr Gisli Viggosson
Address

Icelandic Maritime Administration
Vesturvoer 2
Kopavogur

IS-200
Iceland

Telephone+354 560 0000
Facsimile5600060
Emailgudjon@sigling.is or gisli@sigling.is
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Research Institute
Local identifier16002001
Global identifier1420
Last revised2009-01-27