PM2.5 mass concentration data set of Shiquanhe station in Ali area (2019)

The data set contains the mass concentration of PM2.5 (particulate matter less than 2.5 μ m) in the atmosphere of Shiquanhe national reference climate station (32 ° 30'n, 80 ° 05'e, altitude 4278.6 m). The measuring instrument is RP 1400A vibrating balance micro balance (TEOM). The observation period is from July 8, 2019 to August 2, 2019, and the time resolution is 1 minute. The data is stored in TXT format.

Data file naming and use method

File name: the data file is stored in TXT file format. The file name is "yyyymmdd-n.txt". The above yyyymmdd-n represents the specific generation time of the file, where yyyy represents the year, mm represents the month, DD represents the date, and N represents the nth storage of today. For example, the first generated file name on July 8, 2019 is 20190708-1.
Data reading mode: all ASCII files in the data set can be opened directly by text program (such as Notepad). Except for the header file, the rest data represent the measured aerosol mass concentration.

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HUANG Jianping, ZHANG lei, TIAN Pengfei, SHI Jinsen. PM2.5 mass concentration data set of Shiquanhe station in Ali area (2019). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2020. doi: 10.11888/Meteoro.tpdc.270942. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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Geographic coverage
East: 81.10 West: 79.07
South: 30.58 North: 33.17
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  • Temporal coverage: 2019-08-21 To 2019-09-15
  • Updated time: 2020-11-06
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