GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Pascua (Easter) 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 information

Gloss number137
Station namePascua (Easter) Is.
Time zone090W, GMT - 6hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-27.15
Longitude (+ve E)-109.45
Observation periods1957-1968 Float/stilling well
1969-2001 Bubbler
2001- Differential pressure transducer.
Responsible countryChile
Authority responsible for tide gaugeServicio Hidrografico y Oceanografico de la Armada, Departamento Oceanografia, Casilla 324, Valparaiso, Chile
GLOSS contactChile
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature (hourly)
Air temperature (hourly)
Atmospheric pressure (hourly)
Data acquisition rate2 minute interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 022 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 137a Data 137b Data 137d Data 137e Document 57314 Document 57328 Document 57331 Document 58837
High frequency data at UHSLCData 022a Data 022b Data 022c Document 022a Document 022b Document 022c File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkBM No. 16 - It is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF 16, set in cement at the south corner of the warehouse located 150 m south of the tide house
Benchmark relationshipsBM No. 15 (1982-1995) Removed
BM No. 16 (1984-2003)
BM No. 17 (1984-2003)
BM No. 13A (1995-1997)
BM No. 18A (1995-1997)
Auxiliary benchmarksBM No. 17 - it is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF 17, set in cement at the gate of the cold storage plant.
BM No. 13A: it is a 6cm bronze disk stamped CF 13, set in cement at the border in the main dock.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1272 RLR 1462
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL method24 hour averages
PSMSL code1272
Other relevant codesUHSLC 022
Additional information
Other relevant informationPSMSL hold data from 2 other gauges at Pascua Isla (PSMSL Code 810/001 1957-1958,1962 and PSMSL Code 810/002 1977-1984).
Levelling twice a year
No GPS recording
Radar and pressure gauges planned for the near future
Nearest Met. stationMataveri Airport
Last updated9 October 2003