GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Fortaleza

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 number336
Station nameFortaleza
Time zoneGMT -3hrs
Latitude (+ve N)-3.71666
Longitude (+ve E)-38.46666
Observation periodsTime span of data: 1948-1968 ( psmsl), Tides 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
Data acquisition rateSampling rate every 5 min
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 283 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCDocument 283a Document 283b
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 559
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code559
Additional information
Other relevant informationRadar sensor (Vegapulse 62) and encoder with a Sutron Satlink datalogger were installed in April 2008
C-GPS was established in 2008 (rooftop of a two storey building)
GCPS week solutions (Bernese 5.0) integrated into IGS structure
Conventional (float/weekly chart) back -up gauge instaled in September 2007
TG- CGPS distance= 600m
TG-CGPS levelling accuracy= 1mm
Last updated23 June 2011