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Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal [AZR]


  • Country: Portugal Country Flag
  • Latitude: 38.7660° North
  • Longitude: 27.375° West
  • Elevation: 19.00 masl
  • Time Zone: Local Standard Time + 1.0 hour(s) = UTC


Cooperating Agencies

  • Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia e Geofisica
Station located in the western point of the Terceira island (Azores) on rocky soil.

GMD Projects at Terceira Island, Azores

Carbon Cycle Surface Flasks

Parameter Formula First Sample Date Status
Carbon Dioxide CO2 1979-12-26 Ongoing
Methane CH4 1983-05-17 Ongoing
Carbon Monoxide CO 1990-11-27 Ongoing
Molecular Hydrogen H2 1990-11-27 Ongoing
Nitrous Oxide N2O 1995-10-24 Ongoing
Sulfur Hexafluoride SF6 1995-10-24 Ongoing
Carbon-13/Carbon-12 in Carbon Dioxide d13C (CO2) 1994-10-04 Ongoing
Oxygen-18/Oxygen-16 in Carbon Dioxide d18O (CO2) 1994-10-04 Ongoing
Carbon-13/Carbon-12 in Methane d13C (CH4) 2000-08-31 Ongoing
D/H in Methane dD (CH4) 2005-02-03 Terminated - 2009-10-22
Methyl Chloride CH3Cl 2005-02-03 Ongoing
Benzene C6H6 2006-10-26 Ongoing
toluene C7H8 2006-10-26 Ongoing
ethane C2H6 2005-02-03 Ongoing
ethene C2H4 2005-02-03 Ongoing
propane C3H8 2005-02-03 Ongoing
propene C3H6 2005-02-03 Ongoing
i-butane i-C4H10 2005-02-03 Ongoing
n-butane n-C4H10 2005-02-03 Ongoing
i-pentane i-C5H12 2005-02-03 Ongoing
n-pentane n-C5H12 2005-02-03 Ongoing
n-hexane n-C6H14 2005-02-03 Ongoing
isoprene C5H8 2006-10-26 Ongoing
Acetylene C2H2 2006-11-15 Ongoing