GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Sao Tome

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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 number260
Station nameSao Tome
CountrySao Tome & Principe
Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)0.34833
Longitude (+ve E)6.73666
OceanAtlantic
Observation periods1985-1988
Operated by LEGOS since 1997
Responsible countryFrance
Authority responsible for tide gaugeLEGOS
14 Av. Edouard Belin 31400
Toulouse
Laurent Testut, email: laurent.testut@cnes.fr
GLOSS contactFrance
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatNo
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersBottom pressure, Atmospheric pressure, Sea Water temperature, Sea Water conductivity (available in real time)
Data acquisition rateHourly data
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 225 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 225a Document 225a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1665
Other relevant codesUHSLC 225
Additional information
Nearest Met. station10km
Last updated4 April 2005