GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Hamada

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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 number326
Station nameHamada
CountryJapan
Time zone135E (GMT + 9 hr)
Latitude (+ve N)34.9
Longitude (+ve E)132.06666
Observation periods1984-2002
Responsible countryJapan
Authority responsible for tide gaugeJapan Meteorological Agency
1-3-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticYes
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Data acquisition rateOriginal data is analogue with the digitised data having an hourly interval.
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 348 File format
High frequency data at BODCData 326 Document 118607
High frequency data at UHSLCData 348a Document 348a File format
Real-time data availableYes
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Benchmark relationshipsAll data are referred to a Datum Line (DL) associated with the tide gauge.
The Standard Mark (SM) is physically located near the tide gauge and is directly leveled to a First Order Bench Mark of the Geographical Survey Institute.
The SM is 3.242m above the DL and 2.346m above the TP (mean sea level of Tokyo Bay, or Peil).
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1585
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1585
Other relevant codesUHSLC 348A
Additional information
Last updated16 February 2005