NTSLF reports

The National Tidal and Sea Level Facility publishes research and internal documents, as well as annual data reports.

These documents are provided for download as pdf logo PDF files.


Gibraltar station report

  • Smith, D.E., Bradley, L.J., Holgate, S. (2006) Gibraltar Harbour site survey and installation of a radar tide gauge. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 179, 25pp.
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Review of network requirements

  • Woodworth, P.L., Smith, D.E., Flather, R.A., Baker, T.F., Rickards, L. (2004). Proposals for the development of the UK National Tide Gauge Network. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 161, 30pp.
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Research summary pages

The following documents contain summary reviews of research being carried out by the NTSLF and international partners.

  • Integrated effects of climate change on coastal extreme sea levels
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  • STOWASUS-2100 – Regional storm, wave and surge scenarios for the 2100 century
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Internal documents

The following internal documents are available free of charge (but subject to these terms and conditions of use). Some of the early reports are very large since the original paper copies were scanned prior to storing in pdf format.

  • Alcock, G., Spencer, N.E., Smith, D.E. (1998) The UK National Sea Level Network. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 121, 40pp.
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  • Dixon, M.J., Tawn, J.A. (1994) Extreme sea-levels at the UK A-class sites: site-by-site analyses. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 65, 229pp.
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  • Dixon, M.J., Tawn, J.A. (1995) Extreme sea-levels at the UK A-class sites: optimal site-by-site analyses and spatial analyses for the east coast. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 72, 298pp.
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  • Dixon, M.J., Tawn, J.A. (1997) Spatial analyses for the UK coast. [Draft Copy]. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 112, 217pp.
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  • Flather, R.A., Baker, T.F., Woodworth, P.L., Vassie, I.M., Blackman, D.L. (2001) Integrated effects of climate change on coastal extreme sea levels. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 140, 21pp.
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  • Williams, J.A., Flather, R.A. (2004) The Operational Storm Surge Model: maintenance, performance and development, January 2003 March 2004. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 164, 68pp.
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  • Woodworth, P.L., Smith, D.E., Flather, R.A., Baker, T.F., Rickards, L. (2003) Proposals for a sea level network in Ireland. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Internal Document, No. 156, 38pp.
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Terms and conditions of use
Results contained in the Internal Documents may be quoted in scientific reports and papers published freely in the public domain, provided due acknowledgment and reference is made to NTSLF and POL. Reference should be made to "POL Internal Document, No. xxx (Unpublished Manuscript)". However, NERC/NTSLF/POL does not take any responsibility for the use of any such data and users must read and accept the disclaimer.

Results may not be quoted or used in any report produced, or work done, for commercial gain without the prior written permission of NTSLF. In such cases, a fee may be charged by NTSLF.

Please contact the Marine Data Products Team for further information.


Class A network DATARING annual reports

The following reports are available free of charge. They extend from 1988 to 1992 and contain details of data processing and analysis.

Please note that there are no reports of this type between 1992 and 2002. The NTSLF annual report (see above) will now contain the type of information that was originally contained within these reports.