GLOSS Station Handbook – Davis
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.
|Time zone||105E, GMT + 7hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||-68.45|
|Longitude (+ve E)||77.96666|
|Observation periods||1986-1987, 1993-|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||Australian Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tas 7050, Australia - Tel: (61 3) 6232 3528; Fax: (61 3) 6232 3351; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Committed to GLOSS||Yes|
|Aditional parameters||Water temperature, atmospheric pressure|
|Data acquisition rate||Two minute integration period, recording interval 10 minutes.|
|High frequency data at BODC||Data 277 Document 77230 Document 78069|
|Real-time data available||No|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Tide gauge benchmark||AUS186 - Tide gauge benchmark, 4.713m above mean sea level.|
|Benchmark relationships||See the following web site for levelling information: www.auslig.gov.au/geodesy/antarc/davistg.htm|
|Auxiliary benchmarks||NMV/S/13 A brass pin 25mm in diameter set in sulphur in solid rock on the north entrance to Hiedemann Bay. A brass plate stamped NMV/S/13 is attached to nearby rock.|
NMV/S/5 A steel drill stem driven into rock. The top of the stem is 0.25m above ground level. A small brass plate stamped NMV/S/5 is attached to nearby rock. South east of main Davis buildings.
NMV/S/4 A steel pin 25mm diameter set in sulphur in solid rock on the north side of the beach in Prydz Bay, Davis. A brass plate stamped NMV/S/4 is attached to nearby rock.
AUS099 ARGN permanent GPS tracker station mark MET MARK Brass pin in concrete base of Digicora antenna 09.
Two new bench marks are being established in early 1998.
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||Yes (Monthly metric data only available)|
|MSL method||Hourly means|
|Other relevant codes||NTF port no. 20100|
|Other relevant information||Bottom mounted pressure gauge Dec 1981 - Feb 1982.|
Bottom mounted pressure gauge 1986 - 1987.
Geocentric measurements: Precise ephemeris, doppler fixes (NM/S/5) 1983, 1985, 1989.
|Nearest Met. station||Davis Station|
|Last updated||16 October 2002|