Sealevel Station Catalog (SSC)
Station catalog metadata [edit][station overview]
Station NameKanton
DateLastModified2015-10-22 19:02:29
Linked codes
IOC: kantKanton_KI-2.801-171.718rad, enc, enb, prs, sw1, sw2, bat, stp
GLOSS: 145Kanton Is., Phoenix Is.-2.49-171.43Float
PTWC: kantKanton_KI-2.8010-171.7180prs, rad, enc, enb
PSMSL: 1329KANTON ISLAND-B-2.816667-171.716667N/A
PSMSL: 575KANTON ISLAND-2.8-171.716667N/A
SONEL_TG: 2847KANTON ISLAND-2.80100000-171.71800000N/A
Distributed metadata source: IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility kant
GTS station code354305A6
GTS message typeSEPA40
Transmit interval (min)15
Local ContactKiribati Met Office ( Kiribati )
Other ContactUniversity of Hawaii Sea Level Center ( USA )
Added to the system2008-04-25 11:15:00
ConnectionGTS message
Sensor 1
  Type of sensorprs
  Sampling rate (min)1
  Units of measurem
  First value5
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 2
  Type of sensorrad
  Sampling rate (min)3
  Units of measurem
  First value38
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 3
  Type of sensorenc
  Sampling rate (min)5
  Units of measurem
  First value51
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 4
  Type of sensorenb
  Sampling rate (min)15
  Units of measurem
  First value60
  Reversed orderyes
Sensor 5
  Type of sensorsw1
  Sampling rate (min)60
  Units of measuremin
  First value67
  Reversed orderno
Sensor 6
  Type of sensorsw2
  Sampling rate (min)60
  Units of measuremin
  First value71
  Reversed orderno
Sensor 7
  Type of sensorbat
  Sampling rate (min)15
  Units of measureV
  First value75
  Reversed orderno
Sensor 8
  Type of sensorstp
  Sampling rate (min)15
  Units of measurem
  First value79
  Reversed orderno
Distributed metadata source: GLOSS Station Handbook
Time Zone165W, GMT - 11hrs
Tide gauge benchmarksUH-1: SS hex head bolt, no stamp, set in epoxy on left side of front step to bldg. 138 (established 13 Dec 1977)
Auxiliary benchmarksBM11: standard disk, unstamped, set in top of concrete sea wall at north end of main shipdock and on NW side of entrance to wooden finger pier and level with the dock area (established 1961) BM12: drill hole with 'BM 1962' inscribed in concrete (not legible 1990) located in top centre of sea wall. It is 24ft NE of SW corner of sea wall, 44ft SW of W corner of pump house near tide station
Other relevant informationBackup gauges on site: 1) Leupold and Stevens ADR (Feb 1986-) 2) Handar encoder (Feb 1986-) PSMSL hold data from another gauge (PSMSL Code 750/011 1949-67,1972-74). Other BM: BM 14 disk stamped 'TRAY 1974', set flush in the NE corner of the main shipdock, level with asphalt surface. It is 8ft W of the E sea wall, 14.5ft S of a red bollard and 64ft E of the corner of the sea wall
Other relevant codesUHSLC 013
Distributed metadata source: PTWC COMP META file
DCP ID354305A6
Samp Rate15
Num# Samp4
Xmt Int.015
Fst Min.0000
Data availability
IOC Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility - realtime graph for 'kant'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '1329'
PSMSL Annual Mean Sea Level for '575'