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Concentration of aerosols, gaseous sulfur compounds and oxidants in the southern atmosphere (Coastal Antarctica, Dumont d'Urville Station)
Entry ID: 414_0_IPEV_FR

Abstract: This program is dedicated to the study of key atmospheric species present in the lower troposphere at mid and high southern latitudes, these regions being still undisturbed by human activities. The present lack of atmospheric data in these regions, where it is still possible to examine the natural variability of the chemical composition of the atmosphere and its complexity, motivates this study. ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for CESOA Observatory. Description of sampling and analytical methods. Access to the ftp data site.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.67   S: -66.67   E: 140.0   W: 140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: M. Legrand, S. Preunkert, B. Jourdain
Dataset Title: data from the CESOA Observatory
Dataset Release Date: 0000-00-00
Dataset Release Place: Dumont D'Urville Station
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-03-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 66�40'S
Longitude Resolution: 140�01'E
Vertical Resolution: ground base measurements
Temporal Resolution: daily
Temporal Resolution Range: Daily - < Weekly
ISO Topic Category
Quality Details concerning the used protocols are given on the CESOA web site (
Access Constraints Login and Password required to access the data. Contact
Use Constraints Please cite data provider: "data from CESOA Observatory - M. Legrand, S. Preunkert and B. Jourdain, available at "

Please send a copy or pdf file of any publication using CESOA data to the investigator.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: ELECTRONIC MEDIA > Online FTP
Distribution Size: 15 Ko uncompressed
Distribution Format: CSV > Comma-separated values
Fees: Free
Email: legrand at
Contact Address:
54 rue Moliere
City: Saint Martin d'Heres
Postal Code: 38400
Country: France
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Wolff, E., M. Legrand, and D. Wagenbach, Coastal antarctic aerosol and snowfall chemistry, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 10,927-10,934, 1998.

Minikin, A., M. Legrand, J. Hall, D. Wagenbach, C. Kleefeld, E. Wolff, E.C. Pasteur, and F. Ducroz, Sulfur-containing spacies (sulfate and methanesulfonate) in coastal Antarctic aerosol and precipitation, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 10,975-10,990, 1998.

Wagenbach, D., ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-18

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