Monthly atmospheric CO2 record from Cape Meares, Oregon, U.S.A.

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Pieter P. Tans and Thomas J. Conway

NOAA Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado 80305, U.S.A.

Period of Record


Cape Meares, Oregon, U.S.A.
Promontory seashore
45°48' N, 123°97' W
30 m above MSL


The sampling site at Cape Meares is operated in cooperation with the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology. The NOAA/CMDL flask data from Cape Meares show an increase in the annual value from 342.98 parts per million (ppm) in 1983 to 364.47 ppm in 1997.

CITE AS: Tans, Pieter P. and T.J. Conway, 2005. Monthly Atmospheric CO2 Mixing Ratios from the NOAA CMDL Carbon Cycle Cooperative Global Air Sampling Network, 1968-2002. In Trends: A Compendium of Data on Global Change. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tenn., U.S.A.

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