Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 699–717, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-699-2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 699–717, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-699-2020

Data description paper 25 Mar 2020

Data description paper | 25 Mar 2020

Greenhouse gas observations from the Northeast Corridor tower network

Anna Karion et al.

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Our paper presents atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane in the northeastern United States. We also describe the collection, quality control, and uncertainty estimation methods associated with the observations. The network is composed of 23 tower-based stations, including a dense sub-network in the Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland, urban areas. Observations can be used to assess greenhouse gas emissions from these cities and regions.