GLOSS Station Handbook – Nauru, Gilbert Is.
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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 name||Nauru, Gilbert Is.|
|Time zone||180E, GMT + 12hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||-0.53333|
|Longitude (+ve E)||166.9|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||Dr. M. Merrifield, University of Hawaii, Dept. of Oceanography, 1000 Pope Road MSB 307, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, U.S.A.|
|Committed to GLOSS||Yes|
|Data acquisition rate||15 minute intervals, filtered to hourly values|
|Fast delivery data at UHSLC||Data 004 File format|
|High frequency data at BODC||Data 114 Document 77230 Document 57219|
|High frequency data at UHSLC||Data 004a Data 004b Document 004a Document 004b File format|
|Real-time data available||Yes|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||UH-1: recessed triangle (steel pin is rusted away), no stamp, located 2ft E of tide well and 1ft from edge of quay (established 01 May 1974)|
|Benchmark relationships||Datum for levelling is zero of the tide staff established in 1988.|
Datum is 3.826m below UH-1 (Oct 1989)
Datum is 3.595m below UH-2B (Oct 1989)
Datum is 6.483m below UH-3B (Oct 1989)
|Auxiliary benchmarks||UH-2B: 0.5 inch hex head SS screw set in epoxy with 'BM2B' written in cement, located near crane warehouse wall below harbour masters office.|
UH-3B: 0.5 inch hex head bolt set in epoxy with 'BM3B' written in cement located on upper curb of Queen's Landing, 50ft S of habour master house.
UH-6A: 3/8 inch brass, located on left side of red door, it is the right hand pin of pair.
(UH-2B, UH-3B established Aug 1983, UH-6A - Oct. 1989)
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 1844 RLR 1374|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||average of daily values|
|Other relevant codes||UHSLC 004|
|Other relevant information||Backup gauges on site:|
1) Leupold and Stevens (October 1985-)
2) Handar encoder (February 1984-)
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 updated||5 December 1993|