GRUAN status

Candidate site
(data flow in preparation)

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
TEN Tenerife
-short
Tenerife-Guimar
-long, international
Tenerife-Guimar
-long, national
Estación Automática de Sondeos de Tenerife Güímar
WMO (code, name)
60018 TENERIFE-GUIMAR

Location

Country
Spain
Province
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Latitude
28.32 °N
Longitude
-16.38 °E
Altitude
115 m

Site maps
Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
AEMET
-long, international
Spanish Weather Service
-long, national
Agencia Estatal de Meteorología
Website
www.aemet.es
Description
Spanish Weather Service

Site Contact

Name
Miguel Hernández Martínez de la Peña
Affiliation
AEMET
Address
Centro Meteorológico de Santa Cruz de Tenerife
San Sebastián nº 77. 38005, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Canary Islands
Spain
E-Mail
mhernandezm@aemet.es
Phone
+34 922 210 517
Fax

Site Description

Foundation
2002
General type
rural
Topography
gradual rise, flat eastward, hilly westward
Land use (within 10 km)
The area is 2 km away from the coastline and mainly dominated by agricultural landscape, dotted with towns and settlements of various kinds. Eastwards environment is dominated by the sea and a high mountain ridge exists westwards. Towards the sea, there is a single medium size cone and a highway.
Climate
arid, moderated by sea proximity
Website

Membership In Other Networks

AEMET
Thermodynamic Sounding Network