GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Casey

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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

Gloss number278
Station nameCasey
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-66.28333
Longitude (+ve E)110.53333
Observation periods26 January 1996 onwards
Responsible countryAustralia
Authority responsible for tide gaugeAustralian Antarctic Division, Channel Highway, Kingston, Tas 7050, Australia - Tel: (61 3) 6232 3528; Fax: (61 3) 6232 3351; Email:
GLOSS contactAustralia
Committed to GLOSSYes
Location map
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersWater temperature, atmospheric pressure
Data acquisition rate10 minute average of continuous 1 second data
High frequency data at BODCData 278 Document 77230 Document 78055
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkHBM3 - Tide gauge benchmark, 1.966m above mean sea level
Benchmark relationshipsSee the following website for levelling information:
Tide Gauge Zero (TGZ) = 23.004m below TGBM (1979,1980) - Arbitrary Datum
Auxiliary benchmarksBM 1/79 Top of steel eyebolt set in rock near site of gauge to the east of the buildings
BM 1/80 Top of steel eyebolt set in rock approximately 5m west of the old wooden sliprails to the west of the buildings
PAGEOS Station B052 near the Radio Shack, Casey Station
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodHourly means
PSMSL code1886
Other relevant codesNTF port No. 20120
Additional information
Other relevant informationDiaphram pressure gauge operated Feb-Mar 1979 and Jan-Feb 1980
Precise ephemeris doppler fixes (PAGEOS B052)
Nearest Met. stationCasey Station
Last updated16 October 2002