GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Faraday, Argentine Islands

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.

Station information

General
Gloss number188
Station nameFaraday, Argentine Islands
CountryU.K.
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)-65.25
Longitude (+ve E)-64.26666
OceanSouthern
Observation periodsFloat gauge 1958-; Pressure gauge 1992-
Responsible countryU.K.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeBritish Antarctic Survey, Ice and Climate Division, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET, U.K.
GLOSS contactUK
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature, barometric pressure
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording, digitized at hourly intervals from chart recorder. 15 minutes from DQ, filtered to TGBM description Trig point 204
High frequency data at BODCData 188p0 Data 188p1 Data 188p2 Document 30279 Document 78876 Document 78814
High frequency data at UHSLCData 700a Document 700a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 8.075m below Trig point 204
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 913
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodDoodson X0 filter
PSMSL code913
Other relevant codesUHSLC 700
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationFaraday Base, BAS (89063)
Last updated11 December 2002