GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Puerto Deseado

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 number190
Station namePuerto Deseado
CountryArgentina
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-47.75
Longitude (+ve E)-65.91666
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1970-1980, 1988-
Responsible countryArgentina
Authority responsible for tide gaugeServicio de Hidrografia Naval Dto. Oceanografia, Avda. Montes de Oca 2124, C.P. 1271 Buenos Aires, Republica Argentina. http://www.hidro.gov.ar/
GLOSS contactArgentina
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Aditional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateHourly recording
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkBenchmark bolt inside tide gauge hut adjacent to stilling well
Benchmark relationshipsTide gauge zero (TGZ) = local chart datum
TGZ = 2.62m below 'O' IGM
TGZ = 8.28m below TGBM (from 1970 onwards)
Auxiliary benchmarksAUX 1: Punto fijo MOP No. 1906, referencia ubicada en la pared frente al mar del Galpon Fiscal
AUX 2: Punto fijo SHN, ubicado en el extremo N.E. del muelle, a 40m de la toma de petroleo.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 185
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodmean monthly hourly heights
PSMSL code185
Additional information
Last updated4 December 1993