CALCUTTA (GARDEN REACH)

WARNING: QCFLAG EXISTS. PLEASE READ THE DOCUMENTATION.

Station Information

Station ID: 369
Latitude: 22.55
Longitude: 88.3
Coastline code: 500
Station code: 141
Country: INDIA
Time span of data: 1932 – 2009
Completeness (%): 90
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 23 Apr 2013

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR 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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-AUG-94 :
For a discussion of interannual variability of sea level along the
coasts of Pakistan and India, see Clarke and Liu, Journal of
Physical Oceanography, 24, 1224, 1994.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2002Dec06 :
SMRC Newsletter Jul-Dec 2001 reports high E coast correlation with SOI and MSL.
MSL is much higher during La Nina tropical cyclones than during El Nino.
1932 - 1956 VALUES BASED ON READINGS OF HIGH AND LOW WATERS
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Calcutta (Garden R) 500/141 RLR(1964) is 11.0m below BM 80/1
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Calcutta (Garden R) 500/141 RLR(1964) is 11.0m below BM 80/1
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 14-JUL-94 :
Apparent unexplained datum shift around start 1976.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 04-AUG-94 :
The records of Calcutta and neighbouring stations will be significantly
affected by river flow.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Apr-2008 :
Last data received for this station was for 2001.
However as the Lat., Long., and benchmark details remain
as before the data was simply added to the existing dataset.
The benchmark name is BM 1615/1195 previously known as BM 80/1

Data Authority

Survey of India
Geodetic and Research Branch
17 EC Road
Dehra Dun 248001, U.P.
INDIA