Mercury concentrations at Russian Arctic station “Amderma”

For the first time in the Russian Arctic the long-term (15 year period; 2001-2015) series of gaseous elementary mercury (thereafter, mercury) concentration in the surface layer of the atmosphere at the polar station “Amderma” had been measured. The mercury analyzer “Tekran 2537A” was located at three locations at different distances (ranging from 8.9 to 0.2…

New research aerosol stations in the Russian Arctic

The new research station in the Russian Arctic is for the first time installed on Bely island, Kara Sea. It is located on the pathway of air masses from the Northern Siberia regions of high anthropogenic and industrial activity to the Arctic. Presently, assessments of the environment and climate change in this regions are strongly…

High-quality greenhouse gas data published from 22 stations in Europe

ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) has released an update of its top-quality data on greenhouse gas concentrations and meteorological observations for 22 stations in Europe. Two of these stations, Pallas and Zeppelin Observatory, are located in the Arctic region. The published data, so called ICOS Level 2 data, is the final, quality checked ICOS data…