Monthly atmospheric CO2 record from Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

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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


Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
28°30' N, 16°48' W
2360 m above MSL


The sampling site at the Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain is operated in cooperation with the Izana Observatory/Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia. The NOAA/CMDL flask data from Tenerife show an increase in the annual mixing ratio from 356.35 parts per million (ppm) in 1992 to 372.80 ppm in 2002.

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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