GLOSS Station Handbook – Alexandria
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.
|Time zone||GMT + 2hrs|
|Latitude (+ve N)||31.21666|
|Longitude (+ve E)||29.91666|
|Observation periods||4 November 2009 to 30 April 2010|
|Authority responsible for tide gauge||National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria (Egypt)|
|Data acquisition rate||Sampling rate every 1 min.|
|Additional parameters (real-time)||None|
|Benchmark relationships||The tide gauge is located in the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) located in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria.|
|Auxiliary benchmarks||NIOF-1 Benchmark close to the radar sensor support|
NIOF-2 Benchmark in South corner of conference room building
|Data at PSMSL|
|Annual MSL (RLR) data||Yes (Monthly metric data only available)|
|Other relevant information||The tide gauge has not yet been levelled into the local benchmark network, so data are uncalibrated heights from the Kalesto sensor.|