GLOSS Station Handbook – Malakal
The GLOSS Station Handbook is currently being re-designed and upgraded.
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.
|Time zone||135E, GMT + 9hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||7.33333|
|Longitude (+ve E)||134.46666|
|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 minutes, filtered to hourly values; 4 minutes for Handar encoder|
|Fast delivery data at UHSLC||Data 007 File format|
|High frequency data at BODC||Data 120 Document 59958|
|High frequency data at UHSLC||Data 007a Data 007b Document 007a Document 007b File format|
|Real-time data available||Yes|
|Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||USGS1 standard brass disc, stamped 'No 1 1969', set in concrete slab at entrance to tide house, a south end of Fisheries Development Wharf (established 13 May 1969)|
|Auxiliary benchmarks||USGS2: standard brass disc, stamped 'No 2 1969', set in concrete step platform at E entrance to Fish. Dev. Reefer Plant, about 2.5ft above ground level (USGS2 & 3 established 13 May 1969).|
USGS3: standard brass disc stamped 'No 3 1969', set in concrete 2ftx3ft and projecting 1.5ft above ground level located at NE end of 11ft x70ft concrete cooling tank just N of Fish. Dev. Plant.
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 1252|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||average of daily values|
|Other relevant codes||UHSLC 007|
|Other relevant information||Other benchmarks:|
USGS4: standard brass disc, stamped 'NO 4 1969' set in concrete at S end of sliding door entrance to Malakal Supply Warehouse.
USGS5: standard brass disc, stamped 'NO 5 1969' set in concrete foundation supporting marine railway at Palau shipyard.
AGS3: standard US Navy Hydrographic brass disc stamped'BM #3 USS TANNER'located on top of sea wall 41ft W of tide house, (established Nov 1984).
|Last updated||26 September 1992|