Point Barrow, Alaska


Station Name Station Code Latitude Longitude Elevation (m)
Point Barrow, Alaska PTB 71.3 °N 156.6 °W 11

Description

In-situ CO2, flask CO2, and isotopic data sets taken at Point Barrow, Alaska: Latitude 71.3°N Longitude 156.6°W Elevation 11m. In-situ CO2 data derived from continuous analyzer near Point Barrow, Alaska by John Kelley in collaboration with C.D. Keeling.

These data are subject to revision based on recalibration of standard gases.


Individual Data sets


In-situ CO2 Data

Measurement Frequency Data File Dates
CO2 daily daily_in_situ_co2_ptb.csv 1961-1967

Flask CO2 Data

Measurement Frequency Data File Dates
CO2 daily daily_flask_co2_ptb.csv 1961 - present
CO2 monthly monthly_flask_co2_ptb.csv 1974 - present

Flask Isotopic Data

Measurement Frequency Data File Dates
13C/12C daily daily_flask_c13_ptb.csv 1982 - present
13C/12C monthly monthly_flask_c13_ptb.csv 1982 - present
14C/C intermittent intermittent_flask_c14_ptb.csv 1999 - 2007
18O/16O daily daily_flask_o18_ptb.csv 1982 - present
18O/16O monthly monthly_flask_o18_ptb.csv 1982 - present

Supplemental Material

For early Point Barrow in-situ CO2 data from 1961 - 1967


Citation

Please cite as:

C. D. Keeling, S. C. Piper, R. B. Bacastow, M. Wahlen, T. P. Whorf, M. Heimann, and H. A. Meijer, Exchanges of atmospheric CO2 and 13CO2 with the terrestrial biosphere and oceans from 1978 to 2000. I. Global aspects, SIO Reference Series, No. 01-06, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, 88 pages, 2001.

If it is necessary to cite a peer-reviewed article, please cite as:

C. D. Keeling, S. C. Piper, R. B. Bacastow, M. Wahlen, T. P. Whorf, M. Heimann, and H. A. Meijer, Atmospheric CO2 and 13CO2 exchange with the terrestrial biosphere and oceans from 1978 to 2000: observations and carbon cycle implications, pages 83-113, in "A History of Atmospheric CO2 and its effects on Plants, Animals, and Ecosystems", editors, Ehleringer, J.R., T. E. Cerling, M. D. Dearing, Springer Verlag, New York, 2005.