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NO 71
Acronym UBAG
Name German Environment Agency
Address 1 Umweltbundesamt, Wörlitzer Platz 1, 06844 Dessau-Roßlau
Address 2 Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Agency) FG II4.5, Air Monitoring Network, Paul-Ehrlich-Str. 29, 63225 Langen
Address 3
Country/Territory Germany
Website https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/gaw


Name Frank Meinhardt
Email frank.meinhardt@uba.de
Organization No 71
Organization acronym UBAG
Organization name German Environment Agency
Organization country/territory Germany
Address 1 Umweltbundesam Messstation Schauinsland
Address 2 Schauinslandweg 2
Address 3 79254 Oberried-Hofsgrund
Country/territory Germany
Tel +4934021036810
Last updated date 2023-11-21

 Background observation
 9999-12-31 00:00:00 - 9999-12-31 23:59:59: WMO CH4 X2004A
 9999-12-31 00:00:00 - 2015-12-31 22:59:59: Hewlett Packard Modified HP 6890 GC 020394(Gas chromatography (FID))
 2015-12-31 23:00:00 - 9999-12-31 23:59:59: Picarro G2301(CRDS)
 9999-12-31 00:00:00 - 2005-09-30 22:59:59: 6 (m)
 2005-09-30 23:00:00 - 9999-12-31 23:59:59: 12 (m)
 5 minutes
 from 29th January 2021 calibration in the frame of ICOS
 from 29th January 2021, data processing in the frame of ICOS
 [Hourly] The data acquisition system provides two ambient air values and one calibration value every 15 minutes. Invalid data caused by local impact, malfunction or other effects are detected by comparison and correlation with other trace substances and meteorological data and also with information from the station logbook and then are rejected. 30 min mean values are generated by calculating the arithmetic mean of the remaining data with more than 2/3 of all data. For reporting to WDCGG hourly mean values are calculated from these half hourly data.
 Flags put on hourly data are as follows.
...- 2005: 1 = valid value, 6 = calibration, 9 = error code
2006 -...: 0 = valid value, 3 = invalid data, 6 = calibration
 GC equipped with a packed column and a flame ionisation detector (FID).
Modified GC system with ChemStation Software for quasi-continuously, automatically application.
 Wind direction: 1
 Wind speed: 1
 Relative humidity: 1
 Precipitation amount: 0
 Air pressure: 1
 Air temperature: 1
 Dew point temperature: 0
 Sea water temperature: 0
 Sea surface water temperature: 0
 Sea water salinity: 0
 Sea surface water salinity: 0
Meteorological data may remain as first provided, even when greenhouse gas data are updated.
 The height of the meteorological sensors has changed in 2006 from 10m above station level (1205m) to 35m above station level. This is visible in the increase of the windspeed data.
No DOI available

 Related information

Format Text (WDCGG Data Format Table, WDCGG Meteorological Data Format Table), NetCDF
Relation List (Is Part Of) All CH4 data contributed to WDCGG by GAW stations and mobiles by 2023-09-13
All CH4 data contributed to WDCGG by GAW stations and mobiles by 2022-09-07
All CH4 data contributed to WDCGG by GAW stations and mobiles by 2021-08-27
All CH4 data contributed to WDCGG by GAW stations and mobiles by 2020-09-28
All CH4 data contributed to WDCGG by GAW stations and mobiles by 2019-09-19
All CH4 data contributed to WDCGG by GAW stations and mobiles by 2018-10-25
Geolocation Point
Latitude (north: +; south: -) 47.9000015259
Longitude (east: +; west: -) 7.9166665077

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Frank Meinhardt (UBAG), Atmospheric CH4 at Schauinsland by German Environment Agency , dataset published as CH4_SSL_ surface-insitu_UBAG_data1 at WDCGG, ver. 2023-11-21-1136 (Reference date*: YYYY/MM/DD)

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1  "Qualitatssicherungs-Handbuch des UBA-Messnetzes", UBA Texte 28/04, (Handbook for quality assurance for the measurement network for the Federal Environmental Agency, Germany), Dr.Klaus Nienerowski, Umweltbundesamt, Berlin, Juni 2004
2  http://www.umweltbundesamt.de/luft/luftmessnetze/ubamessnetz.htm