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General                                  
GLOSS number79
Station name

Laohutan (Dalian)

CountryChina, People's Rep.
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)38.86666
Longitude (+ve E)121.68333
OceanPacific
Observation period(s)1926-1943, 1952-1979 (Dalian), 1980- (Laohutan)
Responsible countryChina, People's Rep.
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
North China Sea Branch, SOA, 22 Fushun Road, Qingdao 266033, China
GLOSS contactChina
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location mapView location map for GLOSS station Laohutan (Dalian)   View location map for GLOSS station Laohutan (Dalian)   View location map for GLOSS station Laohutan (Dalian)
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSurface T and S, wave and meteorological parameters
Data acquisition rateRecording at hourly intervals
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload h630a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa630a.dmt from UHSLC   Download h631a.zip from UHSLC   Download documentation qa631a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)Surface T and S, wave and meteorological parameters
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksTGBM (WCSBM) is in the WC street and 3180m from the gauge well
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 5.565m below WCSBM. TGZ = 2.206m below MSL of Yellow Sea (1956-old) TGZ = 2.246m below MSL of Yellow Sea (1985-new) TGZ = 2.233m below MSL of Dalian (outside Shanghaiguan)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Laohutan (Dalian)   Download annual MSL (RLR) data for Laohutan (Dalian)
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Laohutan (Dalian)   View annual MSL (RLR) plot for Laohutan (Dalian)
MSL methodMo (over hourly values)
PSMSL code723
Other relevant codesLaohutan - UHSLC 631, Dalian - UHSLC 630
Additional information 
Other relevant informationDalian tide gauge benchmarks: TGBM (BM1) is 9.07m from south side of the north pier and 23.73m from the NE corner of the storehouse. TGZ = 6.000m below BM1 TGZ = 0.797m below BM9 (located on the window sill on the first floor of Dalian Port Office building) TGZ = 2.1279m below MSL of Yellow Sea (1956-old) TGZ = 2.166m below MSL of Yellow Sea (1985-new)
Nearest Met. stationDalian MS
Last updated2002-12-11
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