GLOSS Station Handbook – Kanton Is., Phoenix 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||Kanton Is., Phoenix Is.|
|Time zone||165W, GMT - 11hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||-2.49|
|Longitude (+ve E)||-171.43|
|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 interval, filtered to hourly values|
|Fast delivery data at UHSLC||Data 013 File format|
|High frequency data at BODC||Data 145a Data 145b Document 64290 Document 58946|
|High frequency data at UHSLC||Data 013a Data 013b Document 013a Document 013b File format|
|Real-time data available||Yes|
|Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||UH-1: SS hex head bolt, no stamp, set in epoxy on left side of front step to bldg. 138 (established 13 Dec 1977)|
|Auxiliary benchmarks||BM11: standard disk, unstamped, set in top of concrete sea wall at north end of main shipdock and on NW side of entrance to wooden finger pier and level with the dock area (established 1961)|
BM12: drill hole with 'BM 1962' inscribed in concrete (not legible 1990) located in top centre of sea wall. It is 24ft NE of SW corner of sea wall, 44ft SW of W corner of pump house near tide station
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||RLR 1329 RLR 575|
|Annual MSL (RLR) plot|
|MSL method||average of daily values|
|Other relevant codes||UHSLC 013|
|Other relevant information||Backup gauges on site: 1) Leupold and Stevens ADR (Feb 1986-)|
2) Handar encoder (Feb 1986-)
PSMSL hold data from another gauge (PSMSL Code 750/011 1949-67,1972-74).
Other BM: BM 14 disk stamped 'TRAY 1974', set flush in the NE corner of the main shipdock, level with asphalt surface. It is 8ft W of the E sea wall, 14.5ft S of a red bollard and 64ft E of the corner of the sea wall
|Last updated||5 December 1993|