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Carbon dioxide and methane concentrations have increased in Northern Finland

Carbon dioxide and methane concentrations have increased in Northern Finland

The FMI's Arctic Research Centre in Sodankylä has observed greenhouse gases using a Fourier transform spectrometer (FTS) since the beginning of 2009. During the observation period (2009–2015), an increase in carbon dioxide by 2.2 +/- 0.2 ppm per year was observed. 

More information:

Researcger Rigel Kivi, tel. +358 29 539 2728, rigel.kivi@fmi.fi

Researcher Pauli Heikkinen, pauli.heikkinen@fmi.fi

Kivi, R. and Heikkinen, P.: Fourier transform spectrometer measurements of column CO2 at Sodankylä, Finland, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 271-279, doi:10.5194/gi-5-271-2016, 2016.

 

http://www.geosci-instrum-method-data-syst.net/5/271/2016/


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