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Regional Atmospheric Continuous CO2 Network in the Rocky Mountains
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Data is publicly available.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact PI Britt Stephens to discuss possible collaborations
Surface In-Situ Networks
Rocky RACCOON includes 6 sites in the Rocky Mountains - 4 mountain top and 2 valley - in Colorado, Utah, and Arizona.
CONTACT
Britton Stephens
NCAR EOL/TIIMES
1850 Table Mesa Dr. Boulder, CO 80305
303-497-1018
stephens@ucar.edu
http://www.eol.ucar.edu/~stephens
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameRocky RACCOON
CollectiveN/A
Facility TypeCO2 instruments on towers
PurposeResearch
LocationColorado and Utah
Number of Stations5
Map of Stationshttp://raccoon.ucar.edu
CategoryN/A
Parameters (Most)CO2
Paramters (Limited)meteorologic data collected by collaborators
Archivehttp://raccoon.ucar.edu
Period of RecordSeptember 2005 - present
Temporal Resolution2.5 minutes
Data Seasoncontinuously, data transmitted via internet twice daily
Data Availabilityin near real-time, updated twice daily
Other PurposesN/A
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
Stephens, B., A. Watt, and G. Maclean, An autonomous inexpensive robust CO2 analyzer (AIRCOA). 13th WMO/IAEA Meeting of Experts on Carbon Dioxide Concentration and Related Tracers Measurement Techniques, WMO TD 1359, 95-99, 2006.
REMARKS
Network consists of Autonomous Inexpensive and Robust CO2 Analyzers (AIRCOA), making well-calibrated CO2 measurements at three heights at a resolution of 2.5 minutes
UPDATED ON
23 Sep 2009 20:39