GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Godthaab/Nuuk, Greenland

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 number225
Station nameGodthaab/Nuuk, Greenland
CountryDenmark
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)64.16666
Longitude (+ve E)-51.73333
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1950-2004
Responsible countryDenmark
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMs. Lonny Hansen, Danish Meteorological Institute, Lyngbyvej 100, DK 2100 Copenhagen A, Denmark
GLOSS contactDenmark
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals
High frequency data at BODCContact BODC
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkA detailed description in Danish is available
Benchmark relationshipsMean Sea Level - 252.80 cm 1/1-1971
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code915
Additional information
Other relevant informationhttp://www.dmi.dk/dmi/index/danmark/vandstand.htm and http://www.frv.dk/en/ifm/index.htm
Last updated26 September 1992