Tidal Information from the Australian Oceanographic Data Center
Entry ID: RAN_TIDES

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Summary
Abstract: The Tides and Survey sections within the Hydrographic Office of the Royal
Australian Navy archives oceanographic data which includes tidal and
bathymetric observations.

Observed tidal data has been obtained during surveys and from other national
sources. Tidal constituents have been obtained from observation data.
Approximately 600 observation stations are available in digital form. Tidal
observations are obtained during Naval surveys and from other organizations.
Duration of observations range from a few days to several months. Data are
available on magnetic tape and in hardcopy form. Australian National Tide
Tables contain annual prediction for 77 major ports and 250 secondary ports.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 15.0 S: -75.0  E: -70.0  W: 30.0

Location Keywords
OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > AUSTRALIA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
OCEANS >OCEAN CIRCULATION >OCEAN CURRENTS    [Definition]
OCEANS >TIDES >TIDAL COMPONENTS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
OCEANS


Instrument
BOTTOM PRESSURE GAUGES    [Information]
CURRENT METERS    [Information]
PRESSURE GAUGES
TIDE GAUGES    [Information]
WATER LEVEL GAUGES    [Information]


Keywords
HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY


Originating Center
RAN/HYDRO


Data Center
Australian Hydrographic Service, Royal Australian Navy, Australia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.hydro.gov.au/

Data Center Personnel
Name: AUSTRALIAN HYDROGRAPHIC SERVICE CONTACT
Phone: +61 (0) 2 4221 8500
Fax: +61 (0) 2 4221 8599
Email: hydro.support at defence.gov.au
Contact Address:
8 Station St
City: Wollongong
Province or State: NSW
Postal Code: 2500
Country: AUSTRALIA



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1994-01-31

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