GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number190
Station name

Puerto Deseado

Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-47.75
Longitude (+ve E)-65.91666
Observation period(s)1970-1980, 1988-
Responsible countryArgentina
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Servicio de Hidrografia Naval Dto. Oceanografia, Avda. Montes de Oca 2124, C.P. 1271 Buenos Aires, Republica Argentina.
GLOSS contactArgentina
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Puerto Deseado
Digital dataNo
Additional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateHourly recording
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarksBenchmark bolt inside tide gauge hut adjacent to stilling well
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ) = local chart datum TGZ = 2.62m below 'O' IGM TGZ = 8.28m below TGBM (from 1970 onwards)
Auxiliary benchmarksAUX 1: Punto fijo MOP No. 1906, referencia ubicada en la pared frente al mar del Galpon Fiscal AUX 2: Punto fijo SHN, ubicado en el extremo N.E. del muelle, a 40m de la toma de petroleo.
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Puerto Deseado
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Puerto Deseado
MSL methodmean monthly hourly heights
PSMSL code185
Additional information 
Last updated1993-12-04

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
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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)


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