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Dataset

 

SOLAS: Leeds OH and HO2 measurements at Cape Verde Observatory

Update Frequency: As Needed
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2010-10-04
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Data from observations made at the The Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory (16.848N, 24.871W) which exists to advance understanding of climatically significant interactions between the atmosphere and ocean and to provide a regional focal point and long-term data. The observatory is based on Calhau Island of São Vicente, Cape Verde in the tropical Eastern North Atlantic Ocean, a region which is data poor but plays a key role in atmosphere-ocean interactions of climate-related and biogeochemical parameters including greenhouse gases. It is an open-ocean site that is representative of a region likely to be sensitive to future climate change, and is minimally influenced by local effects and intermittent continental pollution. The dataset contains mixing ratio measurements of OH and HO2 from University of Leeds.

Citable as:  National Centre for Atmospheric Science (2010): SOLAS: Leeds OH and HO2 measurements at Cape Verde Observatory. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/4cc618df49b55f0c72c8aa08e6f2fde4
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: SOLAS, Cape Verde, Chemistry

Details

Previous Info:
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Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/badc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__ACTIVITY_0ea150c4-cfb7-11df-91fb-00e081470265
Access rules:
Public data: access to these data is available to both registered and non-registered users.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data collected at Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory before being transmitted back to UK where NCAS staff prepare data for archiving at BADC.

Data Quality:
Data from Cape Verde observatory are for research
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None
  • units: 10^8 molecule cm-3
  • names: HO2_
  • units: None
  • names: HO2_Flag
  • units: 10^8 molecule cm-3
  • names: HO2_LOD_
  • long_name: OH
  • alt_names: ['Hydroxide']
  • names: Hydroxide
  • units: 10^6molecule_cm-3
  • names: OH_
  • units: None
  • names: OH_Flag
  • units: 10^6molecule_cm-3
  • names: OH_LOD_

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2009-02-27T00:00:00
End time:
2009-09-29T23:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
16.8480°
 
-24.8710°
 
-24.8710°
 
16.8480°