GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – La Coruna

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 number243
Station nameLa Coruna
CountrySpain
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)43.2131
Longitude (+ve E)-8.2317
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1943-
Responsible countrySpain
Authority responsible for tide gaugeInstituto Espanol de Oceanografia (IEO)
GLOSS contactSpain
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording; hourly values extracted
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkNAPG 467 (Instituto Geografico Nacional) located in the Coruna Harbour, on the cliff of the pier of Marina Dock, with geometrical altitude over Alicante mean sea level of 3.689 metres. Levelling line: Polygon of Coruna.
TGZ (1996) = 5.75 m under NAP467.
Auxiliary benchmarksNAP 615 (IGN) located in the tabacco building. Geometrical altitude over Alicante mean sea level of 5.349 metres.
NAP 364 (IGN) located in the Coruna Harbour, on the cliff of the pier of Marina Dock, with geometrical altitude over Alicante mean sea level of 3.772 metres.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 763 RLR 484 RLR 1808
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL method119 point convolution filter
PSMSL code484
Additional information
Other relevant informationPSMSL also hold data from another gauge at La Coruna (PSMSL Code 200/031 1955-1980).
Two GPS campaigns. Project: Eurogauge (5 days in November 1993). Eurogauge I (5 days in March 1994).
Nearest Met. stationObservatorio de La Coruna
Last updated2 December 1997