GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

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 number237
Station nameTorshavn, Faroe Islands.
CountryDenmark
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)62.01666
Longitude (+ve E)-6.76666
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1901-1907, 1957-2006
Responsible countryDenmark
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMs. Lonny Hansen, Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut, Lyngbyvej 100, DK - 2100 Kobenhavn 0, Denmark
GLOSS contactDenmark
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateRecording at 15 minute intervals
High frequency data at BODCContact BODC
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Benchmark relationshipsMean Sea Level - 78.80 cm 1/1-1970
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 839
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code839
Additional information
Other relevant informationA new wall will be built and a new float gauge installed with digital recording on to diskettes; transmission of data daily will become operational in 1993.
Nearest Met. stationTorshavn
Last updated26 September 1992