The Port Stanley float gauge (Lea company) was installed in November 1964 as an arrangement between Fuchs and Irving around 1963. It was run by the Colonial Office to about 1975 but the quality of the records from 1970 is said to be poor. It was located inside the conference room at the west end of the Government Jetty in Stanley Harbour and still existed in some condition up to 1982. The tide gauge zero was Chart Datum which was 20.53 feet below the BM on the PWD Office.
Documentation added 1999-12-06
The RLR datums for both Stanley I (863/001) and Stanley II (863/002) have been set to be 10.7 m below benchmark A which is the same as 12.83 m below the PWD Office BM. The two RLR series can be combined if required although there is a large passage of time between them.
Documentation added 2005-09-20
Sea level changes at Port Stanley are discussed by Woodworth, P.L., Pugh, D.T., Meredith, M.P. and Blackman, D.L. 2005. Sea level changes at Port Stanley, Falkland Islands. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, C06013, doi:10.1029/2004JC002648.
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