GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Trieste

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 number340
Station nameTrieste
Time zoneGMT + 2hrs
Latitude (+ve N)45.65
Longitude (+ve E)13.75
Observation periodsTime span of data 1905-2010 (psmsl)
Authority responsible for tide gaugeIstituto Talassografico di Trieste, Viale R. Gessi 2, I- 34123 Trieste, Italy
Aditional parametersAnemometric sensor (wind speed and wind direction at 10 metres height), atmospheric pressure, wind vector, air temperature and sea temperature.
Data acquisition rateSampling rate 1 minute
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 829 File format
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Tide gauge benchmarkThe station is equipped with two tide gauges: a main electronic ultrasound instrument, with tubulat guide and temperature compensation and a secondary floating mechanic gauge with paper recording.
Auxiliary benchmarksRLR is 9.400 m below BM.
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 154
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code154
Additional information
Other relevant informationStation is also provided with an anemometric sensor ( wind speed and wind direction at 10 metres height), a barometric sensor, an air temperature sensor and a water temperature sensor.
The station is equipped with real-time transmission device connected with the ISPRA Central unit in Rome.
Nearest Met. station500m from the sea-level gauge
Last updated13 January 2011