BARENTSBURG

Station Information

Station ID: 541
Latitude: 78.066667
Longitude: 14.25
GLOSS ID: 231
Coastline code: 25
Station code: 1
Country: SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN
Time span of data: 1948 – 2016
Completeness (%): 93
Date of last update: 09 Jan 2018

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Barentsburg 025/001 RLR(1972) is 12.9m below BM

Documentation added 1993-06-17

July-December 1979 for Barentsburg are anomalously high.

Documentation added 1997-10-13

1979 data revised

Documentation added 1999-08-19

Confirmation received that the gauge has been completely destroyed and is impossible to repair

Documentation added 2002-05-21

Barentzburg - gauge apparently functioning again. Gap Nov.1998-June 1999 only.

Documentation added 2006-11-28

Post 1995 data looks suspect

Documentation added 2010-10-27

The Primary benchmark 1948-1978 was BM Principle. For 1979 onwards the Primary benchmark becomes BM No. 2.

Documentation added 2016-01-26

2014 data values for Barentburg were received in October 2015. Slightly revised values for 2014 were supplied 26.01.16 these have been entered onto the database.

Data Authority

World Data Center
Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology
and Environmental Monitoring
6 Korolev Street, 249035 Obninsk
Kaluga Region