MESSINA

WARNING: METRIC STATION
THIS IS NOT RESEARCH QUALITY DATA.
USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.

Station Information

Station ID: 115
Latitude: 38.2
Longitude: 15.566667
Coastline code: 260
Station code: 1
Country: ITALY
Time span of data: 1897 – 1923
Completeness (%): 96
Frequency Code: HL
Date of last update: 01 Jan 1980

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker:Neighbouring Metric Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: MSRU
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: ME13

Station Documentation

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-AUG-92 :
ITALIAN LEVELS MAY BE INFLUENCED BY THE MESSINA EARTHQUAKE
OF 1908 - SEE BOTTARI ET AL., TECTONOPHYSICS, 202, 269-275, 1992
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-AUG-92 :
AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE OF 28/12/1908 IN MESSINA THE TIDE GAUGE
SHOWED A RISE OF 57CM AND THE LEVEL CONTINUED TO CHANGE IN
THE SAME DIRECTION DURING ENSUING YEARS ALTHOUGH AT A LOWER
RATE - SEE 'SEA LEVELS, LAND LEVELS AND TIDE GAUGES' BY
EMERY AND AUBREY (SPRINGER VERLAG, 1991)

Data Authority

Istituto Idrografico della Marina
Passo Osservatorio 4
16134 Genova
ITALY