Sea level observations at Trieste, Molo Sartorio, Italy

Date 2019-10-02
Temporal extent 1939-01-01 -2018-12-31
Author(s) Raicich FabioORCID1
Contributor(s) Colucci Renato RobertoORCID, Caterini Emilio, Iorio Massimo
Affiliation(s) 1 : CNR, Institute of Marine Sciences, Trieste, Italy
DOI 10.17882/62758
Publisher SEANOE
Note The tide gauge station at Trieste Molo Sartorio is station no. 340 of the GLOSS Core Network since June 2009.
Keyword(s) Tide gauge, sea level, Adriatic Sea, Trieste, Historical time series

The data set includes instantaneous hourly sea level heights measured at the tide gauge on Molo (Pier) Sartorio in the harbour of Trieste, Italy. The station is no. 340 in the GLOSS Core Network. The time series starts on 1 January 1939, 00 (UTC+1), and ends on 31 December 2018, 23 (UTC+1). Heights are expressed in centimetres, relative to the tide gauge zero, which is situated 3.993 m below the internal tide gauge benchmark named 'Piastrina mareografica' (PM). The most recent quotation of PM dates back to autumn 2002 with 2.3310 m above the IGM (Istituto Geografico Militare) national Italian altimetric datum. The data were digitized from charts until 11 January 2001, and recorded on datalogger afterwards.

Licence CC-BY-NC-SA
Acknowledgements The data were collected under the responsibility of the following authorities: Istituto Geofisico (Geophysical Institute, 1939-1941), Istituto Talassografico di Trieste (Thalassographic Institute of Trieste, 1941-2001), Istituto di Scienze Marine (Institute of Marine Sciences, 2002-onwards). The work of many people, who measured, processed and preserved the observations, is acknowledged.
Sensor metadata

Mechanical float tide gauge in stilling well (1939-2001), accuracy: 1 cm
Digital float tide gauge in stilling well (2001-onwards), precision: 0.1 cm, accuracy: 1 cm


File Size Format Processing Access
Hourly sea level data 17 MB CSV Processed data Open access
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