GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Ammassalik, Greenland

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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 number228
Station nameAmmassalik, Greenland
CountryDenmark
Time zone045W, GMT - 3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)65.5
Longitude (+ve E)-37.0
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1973, 1990-2004
Responsible countryDenmark
Authority responsible for tide gaugePalle Bo Nielsen, Royal Danish Administration of Navigation & Hydrography, Overgaden o.Vandet 62B, Postboks 1919, DK-1023 Copenhagen-K, Denmark
GLOSS contactDenmark
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea temperature, air pressure, salinity
Data acquisition rate15 minutes
High frequency data at BODCData 228 Document 62665
High frequency data at UHSLCData 297a Document 297a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkTGBM 5298.6cm below 'bronze' mark near Ammassalik town-cairn.
Also benchmark 4321.1cm below 'bronze' mark about 10m from church entrance.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodharmonic method
PSMSL code1765
Other relevant codesUHSLC 297
Additional information
Other relevant informationhttp://www.dmi.dk/dmi/index/danmark/vandstand.htm and http://www.frv.dk/en/ifm/index.htm
Nearest Met. stationAmmassalik
Last updated24 December 2003