GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Ko Taphao Noi

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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

General
Gloss number42
Station nameKo Taphao Noi
CountryThailand
Time zone105E, GMT + 7hrs
Latitude (+ve N)7.83333
Longitude (+ve E)98.43333
OceanIndian
Observation periodsSince 1973
Responsible countryThailand
Authority responsible for tide gaugeHydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
GLOSS contactThailand
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Location map
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersNone
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording
High frequency data at UHSLCData 148a Document 148a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkRoyal Thai survey department benchmark B.M.S. 1319 is at the west side of Ko Taphao Noi. It is a nail in a concrete block.
Benchmark relationshipsM.S.L. at Ko Lak
Auxiliary benchmarksB.M. 101 = 2.9200m above mean sea level at Ko Lak
B.M. 105 = 2.9155m above mean sea level at Ko Lak
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 446
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodMathematical average
PSMSL code446
Other relevant codesUHSLC 148
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationPhuket
Last updated11 December 2002