GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Callao (La Punta)

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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

General
Gloss number173
Station nameCallao (La Punta)
CountryPeru
Time zone075W, GMT - 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-12.05
Longitude (+ve E)-77.15
OceanPacific
Observation periods1942-
Responsible countryPeru
Authority responsible for tide gaugeC. de F. Hector Soldi S, Jefe del Dpto. De Oceanograpfia, Gamarra 500 Chucuito, Casilla Postal 80, Callao, Peru. http://www.dhn.mil.pe/
GLOSS contactPeru
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersTemperature
Data acquisition rate15 minute intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 093 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 173a Data 173b Document 57501 Document 69366
High frequency data at UHSLCData 093a Data 093b Document 093a Document 093b File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Auxiliary benchmarks1A, 11, 12, 13, 14, BM HIDRO1
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodHourly data
PSMSL code1274
Other relevant codesUHSLC 093
Additional information
Other relevant informationPSMSL also hold data from another gauge at Callao (PSMSL Code 848/031 1942-1955)
Last updated5 December 1993