GLOSS Station Handbook

GLOSS Station Handbook – Jolo, Sulu

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Station information

General
Gloss number70
Station nameJolo, Sulu
CountryPhilippines
Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)6.06666
Longitude (+ve E)121.0
OceanPacific
Observation periods1947 - 1988 Float/stilling well
1987 - Pressure
Responsible countryPhilippines
Authority responsible for tide gaugeDirector, Coast and Geodetic Survey Department, 421 Baracca St., San Nicolas, Manila, Philippines
GLOSS contactPhilippines
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalYes
Instrumentation
FloatYes
PressureYes
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataYes
Aditional parametersSea surface temperature, Surface salinity at 15degC
High frequency data at UHSLCData 373a Document 373a File format
Real-time data availableNo
Additional parameters (real-time)None
Benchmarks
Tide gauge benchmarkBM-1 - at Jolo Wharf, Jolo, 8.84m from centreline of roadway leading to city.
BM is a 0.50 calibor cartridge set on top of concrete kerb 20.32cm above ground, 4.57m SW from W corner of steel lighthouse tower.
Benchmark relationshipsBM-1 was established in 1947
Auxiliary benchmarksBMX, BM1-B, BM1-TH, BM2, BM2A, BM12
Data at PSMSL
Annual MSL (RLR) dataRLR 260
Annual MSL (RLR) plot
MSL methodmonthly & weighted annual mean
PSMSL code260
Other relevant codesUHSLC 373
Additional information
Nearest Met. stationNone
Last updated11 December 2002