Atmospheric Flask CO2 and Isotopic Data Sets – Multiple Sampling Stations
- Date Collected
- 1957 - present
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Keeling, Ralph F.; Keeling, Charles D. (2017). Atmospheric Flask CO2 and Isotopic Data Sets – Multiple Sampling Stations. In Scripps CO2 Program Data. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections. https://doi.org/10.6075/J0HQ3X30. Accessed on [*Date of Download].
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Atmospheric flask CO2 and isotopic data sets taken at stations ALT, PTB, LJO, MLO, KUM, CHR, SAM, KER, NZD, SPO, STP, BCS and PSA.
These data are subject to revision based on recalibration of standard gases.
Alert, NWT, Canada (ALT) - 82.3°N, 62.3°W, 210m: 1985 - present
Point Barrow, Alaska (PTB) - 71.3°N, 156.6°W, 11m: 1961 - present
La Jolla Pier, California (LJO) - 32.9°N, 117.3°W, 10m: 1957 - present
Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii (MLO) - 19.5°N, 155.6°W, 3397m: 1958 - present
Cape Kumukahi, Hawaii (KUM) - 19.5°N, 154.8°W, 3m: 1979 - present
Christmas Island (CHR) - 2.0°N, 157.3°W, 2m: 1974 - present
American Samoa (SAM) - 14.2°S, 170.6°W, 30m: 1981 - present
Kermadec Island (KER) - 29.2°S, 177.9°W, 2m: 1982 - present
Baring Head, New Zealand (NZD) - 41.4°S, 174.9°E, 85m: 1977 - present
South Pole, Antarctica (SPO) - 90.0°S, 0.0°E, 2810m: 1957 - present
Station P, Weather Station Papa, North Pacific (STP) - 50.0°N, 145.0°W, 0m: 1969 - 1981
Baja California Sur, Mexico (BCS) - 23.3°N, 110.2°W, 4m: 1997 - 2009
Palmer Station, Antarctica (PSA) - 64.9°S, 64.0°W, 10m: 2005- 2007
See Map of Scripps CO2 Program Sampling Stations.
The data sets were calibrated using an "08A" scale.
- Scope And Content
The stations ALT, PTB, LJO, MLO, KUM, CHR, SAM, KER, NZD, SPO are active and generate ongoing data sets, which will be updated when new data is available. The stations STP, BCS, and PSA are no longer active, but will be included here as legacy station data.
A new landing page and Digital Object Identifier is issued whenever a new calibration is applied to the data. To access data sets from the most recent calibration, please go to the collection page, Scripps CO2 Program Data, and click on View Collection Items.
- Mauna Loa (Hawaii)
- Cape Kumukahi (Hawaii)
- South Pole (Antarctica)
- Raoul Island (Kermadec Islands)
- Fanning Island (Kiribati)
- Northwest Territory
- North Pacific Ocean
- Kermadec Islands
- Alert (Canada)
- La Jolla (California)
- Utqiaġvik (Alaska)
- Christmas Island (Kiribati)
- Baja California Sur (Mexico)
- Baring Head (New Zealand)
- Related Publications
C. D. Keeling, S. C. Piper, R. B. Bacastow, M. Wahlen, T. P. Whorf, M. Heimann, and H. A. Meijer, Atmospheric CO2 and 13CO2 exchange with the terrestrial biosphere and oceans from 1978 to 2000: observations and carbon cycle implications, pages 83-113, in "A History of Atmospheric CO2 and its effects on Plants, Animals, and Ecosystems", editors, Ehleringer, J.R., T. E. Cerling, M. D. Dearing, Springer Verlag, New York, 2005. http://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-27048-5_5
C. D. Keeling, S. C. Piper, R. B. Bacastow, M. Wahlen, T. P. Whorf, M. Heimann, and H. A. Meijer, Exchanges of atmospheric CO2 and 13CO2 with the terrestrial biosphere and oceans from 1978 to 2000. I. Global aspects, SIO Reference Series, No. 01-06, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, 88 pages, 2001. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/09v319r9
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