GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Vardo

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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 number323
Station nameVardo
CountryNorway
Time zone015E, GMT + 1hr
Latitude (+ve N)70.33333
Longitude (+ve E)31.1
Observation periods1947-2004
Responsible countryNorway
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNorwegian Hydrographic Service
Oceanographic Group
P.O. Box 60
N-4011 Stavanger
NORWAY
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rate10 minute interval
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 805 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 323 Document 132122
Data held at national organisationYes
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted to GLOSS Fast Centre
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkTGBM: O3 N18
Benchmark relationshipsAuxiliary BM: O3 N20: 3.456 m above TGBM
Auxiliary BM: O3 N21: 0.036 m above TGBM
Auxiliary BM: O3 N19: 0.626 m above TGBM (not accessible since 1996)
Normalnull 1954: 0.921 m below TGBM
TGZ: 3.921 m below TGBM
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 524
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code524
Additional information
Other relevant informationGPS antenna on gauge since 2005
Last updated16 February 2005