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Dataset

 

GAUGE: Carbon Dioxide measurements taken from Mace Head Tower

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2019-05-09
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

This dataset contains measurements of enrichment of 14C in carbon dioxide in air taken from the sampling tower at Mace Head Observatory. The samples were taken at 185m and analysed by Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (AMS) at Keck-Carbon Cycle AMS facility, University of California, Irvine.

This data was collected as part of the NERC GAUGE (Greenhouse gAs UK and Global Emissions) project (NE/K002449/1NERC and TRN1028/06/2015). The GAUGE project aimed to produce robust estimates of the UK Greenhouse Gas budget, using new and existing measurement networks and modelling activities at a range of scales. It aimed to integrate inter-calibrated information from ground-based, airborne, ferry-borne, balloon-borne, and space-borne sensors, including new sensor technology.

Citable as:  Pugsley, K.; O'Doherty, S.; Wenger, A. (2019): GAUGE: Carbon Dioxide measurements taken from Mace Head Tower. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/eb3f1419034c42109e14ab94f4320f0c
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: GAUGE, CO2, Tower, Carbon Dioxide

Details

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Data lineage:

Data were collected by the University of Bristol and deposited at the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) for archiving.

Data Quality:
Data are as given by the data provider, no quality control has been performed by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
File Format:
NetCDF

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.
Output Description None
  • units: 1
  • long_name: co2c14_repeatability
  • var_id: co2c14_repeatability
  • names: co2c14_repeatability
  • units: 1e-3
  • long_name: enrichment_of_14C_in_carbon_dioxide_in_air_expressed_as_uppercase_delta_14C, calibration scale NBS Oxalic Acid I
  • standard_name: enrichment_of_14C_in_carbon_dioxide_in_air_expressed_as_uppercase_delta_14C
  • var_id: co2c14
  • names: enrichment_of_14C_in_carbon_dioxide_in_air_expressed_as_uppercase_delta_14C, enrichment_of_14C_in_carbon_dioxide_in_air_expressed_as_uppercase_delta_14C, calibration scale NBS Oxalic Acid I
  • units: m
  • standard_name: altitude
  • var_id: altitude
  • long_name: height above mean sea level
  • names: altitude, height above mean sea level

Co-ordinate Variables

  • units: degrees_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: latitude
  • long_name: latitude
  • names: latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • long_name: longitude
  • names: longitude
  • long_name: time
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2014-06-04T11:00:00
End time:
2015-08-02T11:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
53.3261°
 
-9.9039°
 
-9.8994°
 
53.3258°