Station summaryMQZG

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    Tide Gauge
IGS-type acronym : MQZG
Latitude : -43.70273600
Longitude : 172.65470500
Installed date : 1999-09-27
Decommissioned date :
Station status : active (green)
Distance to Tide Gauge (m) : 12079
Domes Nr.: 50214M001
Station operator: Unknown
IGS-like station form :

GPS position times seriesMQZG


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Offsets (mm)

MMaterial change or malfunction
RFReference Frame change
NANot available
Position discontinuity
Velocity discontinuity
Vertical component
East component
North Component

Data available at SONELMQZG

Quality plots on RINEX filesMQZG

Quality plots on RINEX files of MQZG Quality plots on RINEX files of MQZG Royal Observatory of Belgium

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Observations & tracking performance Satellite tracking

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Comparison with satellite altimetry data

Co-located instrumentsMQZG

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  • puce Denys, Beavan et al., 2020. Sea Level Rise in New Zealand: The Effect of Vertical Land Motion on Century‐Long Tide Gauge Records in a Tectonically Active Region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. Get this reference

Log bookMQZG

[IGSSTATION-7857] - 2020-02-02 (04/02/2020)

The GNSS receiver and antenna have been upgraded at MQZG (New Zealand)

Antenna Type : TRM115000.00 NONE

Serial Number : 1551016679

Date Installed : 2020-01-29T22:19Z

Receiver Type : TRIMBLE ALLOY

Serial Number : 5921R40154

Firmware Version : 5.42

Date Installed : 2020-01-29T22:19Z

An updated sitelog has been submitted to IGS and 30s rinex files with correct header will be resubmitted to IGS.

[IGSSTATION-7439] - 2018-10-19 (19/10/2018)

The GNSS receiver at MQZG (Christchurch, New Zealand) was faulty and has been replaced today.

Real time streaming and 30s data flow is now resumed.

Due to that fault, no data have been recorded from 2018/289 to 2018/291.

An updated sitelog has been submitted to IGS.

[EUREFmail-7268] - 2018-03-08 (08/03/2018)

The Trimble NetR9 receiver at MQZG (New Zealand) was faulty and has been replaced on 2018/02/28 UTC.

Due to this fault data from 2018/02/26T12:00 to 2018/02/28T20:59 have been lost.

An updated site log has been submitted to IGS.