Sea level measured by tide gauges from global oceans as part of the Joint Archive for Sea Level (JASL) from 21 June 1877 to 31 December 2003 (NCEI Accession 0001235)

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The Joint Archive for Sea Level (JASL), a collaboration between the University of Hawaii Sea Level Center (UHSLC) and the World Data Center-A for Oceanography, the National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), and the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), continues to acquire, quality control, manage, and distribute sea level data as initiated by the Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) Program, which ended in 1994. The TOGA ocean monitoring networks were primarily in the tropics. Since the end of TOGA, the JASL has slowly begun to absorb sea level sites in oceanographically strategic locations beyond the tropics. The JASL is now an official Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) data center. The JASL Research Quality Data Set (RQDS) is the largest global collection of quality-controlled hourly sea level. Efforts are underway to acquire new sites and uncover historic records as available. The JASL receives hourly data from regional and national sea level networks. The data are inspected and obvious errors such as data spikes and time shifts are corrected. Gaps less than 25 hours are interpolated. Reference level problems are referred back to the originator. If the originators can not resolve the reference level shift,comparisons with neighboring sites or examination of the hourly residuals may warrant an adjustment. Descriptive station information and quality assessments are prepared. The objective is to assemble a scientifically valid, well-documented archive of hourly, daily, and monthly sea level values in standardized formats. These data are annually submitted to the World Data Center-A for Oceanography (WDCA) and the monthly values are provided to the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level. This set contains the complete holdings of the JASL for series that have been quality controlled, assessed, and documented.
  • Cite as: Caldwell, Patrick; US DOC/NOAA/NESDIS > National Oceanographic Data Center (2011). Sea level measured by tide gauges from global oceans as part of the Joint Archive for Sea Level (JASL) from 21 June 1877 to 31 December 2003 (NCEI Accession 0001235). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0001235. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1877-06-21 to 2003-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 75.383
S: -77.85
E: 179.217
W: -177.367
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  • Sea level measured by tide gauges from global oceans as part of the Joint Archive for Sea Level (JASL) since 1846
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    • gov.noaa.nodc:JIMAR-JASL
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2011-06-30
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
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  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Caldwell, Patrick; US DOC/NOAA/NESDIS > National Oceanographic Data Center (2011). Sea level measured by tide gauges from global oceans as part of the Joint Archive for Sea Level (JASL) from 21 June 1877 to 31 December 2003 (NCEI Accession 0001235). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0001235. Accessed [date].
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Platform keywords NODC PLATFORM NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Platform Keywords
  • BUOYS
SeaDataNet Ship and Platform Codes
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • TIDE GAUGES
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN > BEAUFORT SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > BALTIC SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > BAY OF FUNDY
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CARIBBEAN SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > DAVIS STRAIT
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > MEDITERRANEAN SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH SEA
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > ARABIAN SEA
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > ARABIAN SEA > PERSIAN GULF
  • OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN > BAY OF BENGAL
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN > HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > BERING SEA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > GULF OF ALASKA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN > SEA OF JAPAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > EAST CHINA SEA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH CHINA AND EASTERN ARCHIPELAGIC SEAS
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH CHINA SEA
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN > YELLOW SEA
  • OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Caldwell, Patrick; US DOC/NOAA/NESDIS > National Oceanographic Data Center (2011). Sea level measured by tide gauges from global oceans as part of the Joint Archive for Sea Level (JASL) from 21 June 1877 to 31 December 2003 (NCEI Accession 0001235). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0001235. Accessed [date].
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Processing Steps
  • 2011-06-30T14:15:37Z - NCEI Accession 0001235 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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Instrument
  • tide gauge
Platform
  • FIXED PLATFORM
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