GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Rio de Janeiro - I.Fiscal

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

Gloss number195
Station nameRio de Janeiro - I.Fiscal
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-22.9
Longitude (+ve E)-43.16666
Observation periods1963-1986, Nov 1988-, Kalesto gauge due 2007
Responsible countryBrazil
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDirectoria de Hidrografia e Navegacao, Divisao de Servicos Oceanicos, Rua Bar?o de Jaceguay, s/n? Ponta da Armac?o ? Niteroi
GLOSS contactBrazil
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersAtmospheric pressure
Data acquisition rateHourly
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 280 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 280a Document 280a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkRN-2: Ordnance survey benchmark set on the floor of castle tower on Fiscal Island.
Benchmark relationshipsTide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 143.6cm below Chart Datum (CD)
TGZ = 490.6cm below TGBM
TGZ = 236.9cm Imbitba's Vertical Datum (from 1963 onwards)
Auxiliary benchmarksRN-1: Set at internal wall of castle tower just 137.0cm above RN-2.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1032
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodGodin filter
PSMSL code1032
Other relevant codesUHSLC 280
Additional information
Other relevant information contains a picture. Previously called Ilhas dos Ratos
Nearest Met. stationWMO No. 83744 - Ilha Rasa
Last updated11 December 2002