GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Rorvik

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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 number234
Station nameRorvik
CountryNorway
Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)64.86666
Longitude (+ve E)11.25
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1969-
Responsible countryNorway
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNorwegian Hydrographic Service
Oceanographic Group
P.O. Box 60
N-4011 Stavanger
NORWAY
GLOSS contactNorway
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersBarometric pressure, water level control parameter
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 second intervals, filtered to 10 minute heights.
High frequency data at BODCData 234 Document 132105
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkTGBM: H20 N61
Benchmark relationshipsTGZ: 7.077 m below TGBM
Auxiliary benchmarksAuxiliary BM: H20 N60: 3.100 m above TGBM
Normalnull 1954: 5.782 m below TGBM
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1241
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodArithmetic mean, hourly values
PSMSL code1241
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationLocal Airport
Last updated16 February 2005