data for 1963-85 referred to Normal Null data for 1986- referred to TGZ
Documentation added 2001-06-25
Wittduen - data 1963-85 apparetnly corrected to NN (Normal Null).
Documentation added 2010-08-09
The data for Wittduen was measured to Normal Null which is a German datum related to levels at Potsdam near Berlin. It is similar to ODN in the UK and the NAP in Holland. It is unusual therefore that the station has been made RLR as it 'breaks the rules' of RLR. Data 2000 onwards refers to TGZ.
Documentation added 2016-01-22
Removed documentation dated 2001 Apr 11 stating "Data up to 1997 were high and low waters (mean tide level). MSL thereafter." Review of the documentation indicates that data through 1998 is MTL, with MSL 1999 onwards.
Documentation added 2016-01-26
A value of MTL-MSL=-121 mm has been applied to the RLR data for the period 1963-1998. This value was derived from the entire time series (through 2008) by Thomas Wahl, using the "k factor method" described in Wahl et al., 61, 701-715, 2011.
Documentation added 2017-11-15
Data for 2011 onwards has been supplied using RLR as the datum. Therefore no adjustment needs to be applied to the data.
Documentation added 2019-09-11
The complete dataset for this station has been supplied by the Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration, provided by the Federal Institute of Hydrology.
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