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Greenhouse gas observations from the Northeast Corridor tower network

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Anna Karion, William Callahan, Michael Stock, Steve Prinzivalli, Kristal R. Verhulst, Jooil Kim, Peter Salameh, Israel Lopez Coto, James R. Whetstone

Abstract

We present the organization, structure, instrumentation, and measurements of the Northeast Corridor greenhouse gas observation network. This network of tower-based in-situ carbon dioxide and methane observations was established in 2015 with the goal of quantifying emissions of these gases in urban areas in the North-eastern United States. A specific focus of the network is the cities of Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., USA, with a high density of observation stations in these two urban areas. Additional observation stations are scattered throughout the US Northeast, established to complement other existing urban and regional networks and to investigate emissions throughout this complex region with a high population density and multiple metropolitan areas.
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Earth Systems Science Data

Keywords

Greenhouse Gas, Washington DC, Baltimore, carbon dioxide

Citation

Karion, A. , Callahan, W. , Stock, M. , Prinzivalli, S. , Verhulst, K. , Kim, J. , Salameh, P. , Lopez, I. and Whetstone, J. (2020), Greenhouse gas observations from the Northeast Corridor tower network, Earth Systems Science Data, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=928843 (Accessed May 24, 2024)

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Created March 25, 2020, Updated June 25, 2020