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CarbonTracker

Brief Description:

  • A Subset of the GMD Carbontracker Dataset

Temporal Coverage:

  • Daily values 2000-2006.

Spatial Coverage:

  • 4.0 degree latitude x 6.0 degree longitude global grid (60x45)
  • 90N - 90S, 180W - 180E

Levels:

  • 25 Model Levels (see 'pressure' variable)

Update Schedule:

  • Annaul. Please update files with the latest version.
  • This is the CarbonTracker CT2007B release.

Download/Plot Data:

Variable Statistic Level Download File Create Plot/Subset
CO2 Mole Fraction Daily Mean ' ' CT2007B.molefrac.nc plot

Usage Restrictions:

  • CarbonTracker is an open product of the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory using data from the Global Monitoring Division greenhouse gas observational network and collaborating institutions. Results including data, figures and tabular material found on the CarbonTracker website may be used for non-commercial purposes without restriction but we request that the following acknowledgement text be included in documents or publications made using CarbonTracker results:
    CarbonTracker results provided by NOAA/ESRL
    Boulder, Colorado, USA, http://carbontracker.noaa.gov.

Detailed Description:

  • Since GMD expects to continuously update the CarbonTracker product, it is important to identify which version you are using. To provide accurate citation, please include the version of the CarbonTracker release in any use of these results. The CarbonTracker team welcomes special requests for data products not offered by default on this website, and encourages proposals for collaborative activities. Contact us the team at carbontracker.team@noaa.gov.

Additional information is available from GMD at the Carbontracker Webpage http://carbontracker.noaa.gov

Caveats:

  • Please make sure you have the latest version of the data files.

Related File Naming & Structure Information:

File Names:

  • CT2007B.nc   (In directory: /Datasets/carbontracker/)

OpenDap File Names:
  • http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/carbontracker/CT2007B.nc   

Dataset Format and Size:

  • PSD standard NetCDF xx Mbyte file for each daily file.

Missing Data:

  • Missing data is flagged with a value of xxxxx f.

Citation:

  • Please note: If you acquire Carbontracker data products from PSD, we ask that you acknowledge us in your use of the data. This may be done by including text such as Carbontracker data provided by the NOAA/OAR/ESRL PSD, Boulder, Colorado, USA, from their Web site at https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/ in any documents or publications using these data. We would also appreciate receiving a copy of the relevant publications. This will help PSD to justify keeping the Carbontracker data set freely available online in the future. Thank you!
  • For dataset:
but we request that the following acknowledgement text be included in documents or publications made using CarbonTracker results:
CarbonTracker results provided by NOAA/ESRL
Boulder, Colorado, USA, http://carbontracker.noaa.gov.

Citation:

  • Peters et al, 2007, "An atmospheric perspective on North American carbon dioxide exchange: CarbonTracker", PNAS, November 27, 2007 , vol. 104, no. 48, 18925-18930.

Original Source:

Contact:

  • Physical Sciences Division: Data Management
    NOAA/ESRL/PSD
    325 Broadway
    Boulder, CO 80305-3328
    esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov