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GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number198
Station name

Fernando de Noronha

Latitude (+ve N)-3.83333
Longitude (+ve E)-32.4
Observation period(s)ORSTOM for 1982-1983, 1984-1985, 1972-1985, 1991-, Kalesto gauge due 2008
Responsible countryBrazil
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Directoria de Hidrografia e Navegacao, Divisao de Servicos Oceanicos, Rua Barão de Jaceguay, s/nº Ponta da Armação – Niterói (for 1972 data only)
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Fernando de Noronha
Digital dataYes
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa203a.dmt from UHSLC   Download from UHSLC   Download documentation qa203b.dmt from UHSLC   Download from UHSLC   Download documentation qa203c.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1829
Other relevant codesUHSLC 203
Additional information 
Other relevant informationData transmitting by satellite ARGOS platform will be installed in December 1992. World heritage site
Nearest Met. stationWMO No. 82595 - Calcanhar
Last updated1992-09-26

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)