Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
Station NameAlotau
CountryPapua New Guinea
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
GLOSS: 63Alotau-10.31666150.45Float
PSMSL: 1607ALOTAU-10.316667150.45N/A
PSMSL: 1616ALOTAU II-10.333333150.383333N/A
SONEL_TG: 2819ALOTAU-10.31690400150.45530900N/A
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone150E, GMT + 10hrs
Responsible countryAustralia
Data acquisition rate15 minute sampling
Tide gauge benchmarksALU 3 a brass rod set in concrete on the west side of the Overseas Shed.
Benchmark relationshipsGauge datum is 3.255m below TGBM (Sep 1984-).
Auxiliary benchmarksALU 4 a stainless steel rod in concrete footing on west side of Port Manager's Office. ALU 5 a brass plaque stamped '9474', north west of Overseas Shed. ALU 1 a stainless steel rod in concrete in SW corner of Overseas Wharf. ALU 2 a stainless steel bolt set in concrete in the SW corner of the Harbours Board compound.
Other relevant informationBenchmarks ALU 1 and ALU 2 considered unstable 1990. Float/stilling well analogue gauge operated at Alotau by Department of Public Works 1971-1973.
Other relevant codesNTF port no. 55830, UHSLC 069
Data availability
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1607'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1616'