GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Las Palmas, Canary Is.

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 number251
Station nameLas Palmas, Canary Is.
CountrySpain
Time zone000E, GMT
Latitude (+ve N)28.13333
Longitude (+ve E)-15.41666
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1949-1956, 1969-
Responsible countrySpain
Authority responsible for tide gaugeJunta de Obras de Puerto, Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Urba Nismo. And Spanish Harbours Board
GLOSS contactSpain
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording, hourly values extracted
High frequency data at UHSLCData 217a Data 217b Data 217c Data 217d Document 217a Document 217b Document 217c Document 217d File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkClavo del maregrafo
Benchmark relationshipsLevelling network under revision
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1802 RLR 590 RLR 565
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodDoodson X0 filter
PSMSL code565
Other relevant codesUHSLC 217
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationObservatorio de Las Palmas
Last updated11 December 2002