GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Salvador

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

Gloss number334
Station nameSalvador
Time zoneGMT -3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-12.96666
Longitude (+ve E)-38.51666
Observation periodsTime span of data 1949-1968 (psmsl), Tides 2004-2008, Radar sensor and encoder data 2008-2009, Historical data (1948-1971) to be integrated into current time series.
Authority responsible for tide gaugeN.O.A.A/ N.O.S., N/oes 33, Ssmc4, Room 6531, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910, UNITED STATES
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 708a Document 708a File format
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmark relationshipsTG-CGPS distance = 150m
TG-CGPS levelling not performed yet
Auxiliary benchmarksA radar sensor (Vegapulse 62) and encoder with a Sutron Satlink datalogger without modem installed in April 2008 by UHLSC.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 578
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code578
Additional information
Other relevant informationSite established in december 2002
CGPS station installed in April 2007 (top of 4m mast).
Acoustic sensor installed in 2004 ( stop in 2008)
No AG station
Last updated1 January 1980