GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Ny Alesund

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 number345
Station nameNy Alesund
Time zoneGMT+ 2 hrs
Latitude (+ve N)78.93333
Longitude (+ve E)11.95
Observation periodsTime span of data 1976-2009 (psmsl)
Authority responsible for tide gaugeNorges Sjokartverk, Lervigsveien 36, Postboks 60, 4001 Stavanger, NORWAY
Data acquisition rateSampling rate 30 sec
High frequency data at UHSLCData 823a Document 823a File format
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Auxiliary benchmarksRLR (1994) is 20.5m below TGBM Fundamentalpunkt for Svalbard
Add 5.00m to data to refer to RLR 1994
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 1421
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
PSMSL code1421
Additional information
Other relevant informationCGPS since 1993. GPS receiver is installed near the VLBI-station ( Very long baseline Interferometry) which is located 1.5km from tide gauge.

GPS receiver type Serial num. Firmware version Antenna type Radome
CGPS from 1993: AOABenchmark ACT 2020 AOAD/M_B Dome
CGPS from 1997: AOA Benchmark ACT 2023 ASH 701073.3 Snow
Last updated15 July 2010