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Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Ozone measurements (2006 onwards)

Update Frequency: As Needed
Latest Data Update: 2022-01-19
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2022-06-16
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 131 Files | 98MB


Data from observations made at the Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory (CVAO) 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 at 16.848N, 24.871W, 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 a longterm record of ozone mixing ratio measurements made from several instruments at the Cape Verde Observatory.

Citable as:  Read, K.A. (2022): Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory: Ozone measurements (2006 onwards). Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Cape Verde, Chemistry, ozone, o3, capeverde


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

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Data from Cape Verde observatory are for research
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Chemistry and Meteorological observations

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