Black carbon observation data of Ali, Tibet (2019-2020)

Black carbon observation data of Ali, Tibet (2019-2020)

The data set is the observation data of Shiquanhe town in Ali area. The longitude, latitude and altitude of the station in Ali area are 32.50 and 80.10 respectively; 4360m。 Continuously observe the mass concentration of black carbon in the atmosphere. The measuring instrument is ae31 (aethalometer), and its observation period is from 12:00:00 on July 13, 2019 to 21:35:00 on July 17, 2020. The time resolution is 5 minutes. There is data loss due to instrument failure. The data file includes instrument information, flow parameter setting (LPM) and specific observed concentration. Supported project: the second comprehensive scientific investigation and Research on the Qinghai Tibet Plateau 2019QZKK0602.

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Zhu, C., Hu, T., Wu, F., Wang, Q., Zhang, N., Dai, W. (2020). Black carbon observation data of Ali, Tibet (2019-2020). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Meteoro.tpdc.270994. CSTR: 18406.11.Meteoro.tpdc.270994. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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Second Tibetan Plateau Scientific Expedition Program

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Geographic coverage
East: 81.00 West: 79.00
South: 30.00 North: 33.00
  • Temporal resolution: Hourly
  • Spatial resolution: 10m - 100m
  • File size: 5 MB
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  • Downloads: 19
  • Access: Requestable
  • Temporal coverage: 2019/7-2020/7
  • Updated time: 2021-10-04
: ZHU Chongshu   HU Tafeng   WU Feng   WANG Qiyuan   ZHANG Ningning   DAI Wenting  

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