GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Qaqortoq

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 number344
Station nameQaqortoq
Time zoneGMT- 2 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)60.71666
Longitude (+ve E)-46.03333
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDanish National Space Centre, Technical University of Denmark ( Denmark )
Data acquisition rateSampling rate every 5 min.
Fast delivery data at UHSLCData 299 File format
High frequency data at UHSLCData 299a Document 299a File format
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
PSMSL code1782
Additional information
Other relevant informationInstruments: Aanderaa WLR7 instruments.
GPS is jointly collocated with other two stations: Thule and Illoqqortoormiit.