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CARVE: L2 Atmospheric Gas Concentrations, Tower-based Flasks, Alaska, 2012-2015

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

This data set provides atmospheric carbon dioxide, methane, carbon monoxide, molecular hydrogen, nitrous oxide, sulfur hexafluoride, and other trace gas mole fractions (i.e. "concentrations") from a flask sampling system at the CARVE flux tower in Fox, Alaska for the Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment (CARVE). The data were derived from laboratory measurements of whole air samples collected by a Programmable Flask Package (PFP) from the top of the tower at 32 m above ground level during late evening multiple times per month since January 2012. Whole air samples collected in the PFPs were analyzed on automated systems at the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Global Monitoring Division in Boulder, CO, which also analyzes samples from the NOAA/ESRL Global Greenhouse Gas Reference Network. The measurements included in this data set are crucial for understanding changes in Arctic carbon cycling and the potential threats posed by thawing of Arctic permafrost.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date December 1, 2022
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher ORNL_DAAC
Identifier C2236316208-ORNL_CLOUD
Data First Published 2016-11-18
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2023-06-12
Category CARVE, ABoVE, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Miller, J.B., C. Sweeney, A. Karion, and C.E. Miller. 2016. CARVE: L2 Atmospheric Gas Concentrations, Tower-based Flasks, Alaska, 2012-2015. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2012-01-04T22:01:23Z/2015-12-05T22:10:43Z

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