GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Gan

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 number27
Station nameGan
CountryMaldives
Time zone075E, GMT + 5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-0.7
Longitude (+ve E)73.16666
OceanIndian
Observation periods1987-
Responsible countryU.S.A.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeMeteorology Station, Addu Development Authority, Gan, Republic of Maldives
GLOSS contactMaldives
Committed to GLOSSNo
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateHourly intervals
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 109 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 027 Document 57594
High frequency data at UHSLCData 109a Document 109a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1707
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodaverage of daily values
PSMSL code1707
Other relevant codesUHSLC 109
Additional information
Other relevant informationDaily values calculated using 119-point convolution filter (Bloomfield, 1976) centred on noon applied to the hourly data with respective periods of the 95, 50 and 5% amplitude points at 124.0, 60.2 and 40.2 hours.
PSMSL hold data from another gauge at Gan (PSMSL Code 454/001 1962-1963)
Last updated5 December 1993