GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Majuro

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Until a new version is available, the tide gauge station list below from the last version of the Handbook provides links to further details about each tide gauge in the GLOSS Core Network. Click the GLOSS number buttons to view the information. Click column headings to sort the table.

Station information

Gloss number112
Station nameMajuro
CountryMarshall Is.
Time zone180E, GMT + 12hrs
Latitude (+ve N)7.1
Longitude (+ve E)171.36666
Observation periods1975-
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDr. M. Merrifield, University of Hawaii, Dept. of Oceanography, 1000 Pope Road MSB 307, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, U.S.A.
GLOSS contactUSA
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate15 minute intervals, filtered to hourly values
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 005 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 112 Document 77230 Document 57222
High frequency data at UHSLCData 005a Data 005b Document 005a Document 005b File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkBM1 SS bolt, no stamp, embedded in the concrete roadway to the dock next to the curb about 2 ft south of tide station foundation
Auxiliary benchmarksBM2:SS bolt embedded in the corner of the concrete slab by electrical vault which is on the NW side of the freezer of fishery pier.
BM4:SS bolt, no stamp, embedded in concrete curb of the copra dock road way at the top of the incline just past the power station pump house.
BM3A: replaces BM3, on rise near the guard rail at SW corner of freezer plant, 5ft from BM3.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1838 RLR 1217
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodaverage of daily values
PSMSL code1838
Other relevant codesUHSLC 005
Additional information
Other relevant informationBackup gauge on site: Handar encoder (August 1983-).
Daily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
Last updated5 December 1993