GLOSS Station Handbook – Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Is.
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|Station name||Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Is.|
|Time zone||135W, GMT - 9hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||-8.93333|
|Longitude (+ve E)||-140.08333|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||SHOM, previously 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 interval|
|Fast delivery data at UHSLC||Data 031 File format|
|High frequency data at BODC||Data 142 Document 59031|
|High frequency data at UHSLC||Data 031a Document 031a File format|
|Real-time data available||Yes|
|Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||BM1: 1 inch stainless disc without stamp set in dark grey epoxy on the concrete light base at corner of the pier behind the capitanerie offices.|
|Auxiliary benchmarks||BM3A: In front of cement beam which separates the 2 centre stalls of the copra shed.|
BM4: stainless steel disc set in white epoxy in centre of concrete structure which supports the new tide station.
BMSWE: top of 6 inch round black ABS housing bolted onto the west tide well pipe at about the 5 foot level (ref. level switch).
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 1555|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||average of daily values|
|Other relevant codes||UHSLC 031|
|Other relevant information||Backup gauge: Handar encoder (Apr 1986 - ).|
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|