GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number345
Station name

Ny Alesund

Time zoneGMT+ 2 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)78.93333
Longitude (+ve E)11.95
Observation period(s)Time span of data 1976-2009 (psmsl)
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Norges Sjokartverk, Lervigsveien 36, Postboks 60, 4001 Stavanger, NORWAY
Data acquisition rateSampling rate 30 sec
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload d823a.dat from UHSLC   Download documentation d823a.dat from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Auxiliary benchmarksRLR (1994) is 20.5m below TGBM Fundamentalpunkt for Svalbard Add 5.00m to data to refer to RLR 1994
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Ny Alesund
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Ny Alesund
PSMSL code1421
Additional information 
Other relevant informationCGPS since 1993. GPS receiver is installed near the VLBI-station ( Very long baseline Interferometry) which is located 1.5km from tide gauge. GPS receiver type Serial num. Firmware version Antenna type Radome CGPS from 1993: AOABenchmark ACT 2020 AOAD/M_B Dome CGPS from 1997: AOA Benchmark ACT 2023 ASH 701073.3 Snow
Last updated2010-07-15

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)


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