South Pole, Antarctica

Station NameStation CodeLatitudeLongitudeElevation (m)
South Pole, AntarcticaSPO90 °S0 °E2810


Flask O2/N2, flask CO2, and Flask Ar/N2 data taken at South Pole, Antarctica: Latitude 90°S Longitude 0°E Elevation 2810m.

Flask O2/N2 Data

MeasurementFrequencyData FileDates
O2/N2bimonthlybimonthly_o2_spo.csv1991 - present
O2/N2monthlymonthly_o2_spo.csv1991 - present

Flask CO2 Data

MeasurementFrequencyData FileDates
CO2bimonthlybimonthly_co2_spo.csv1991 - present
CO2monthlymonthly_co2_spo.csv1991 - present

Flask Ar/N2 Data

MeasurementFrequencyData FileDates
Ar/N2bimonthlybimonthly_argon_spo.csv1991 - present
Ar/N2monthlymonthly_argon_spo.csv1991 - present

All Flask Data

MeasurementFrequencyData FileDates
All elementsbimonthlyall_bimonthly_spo.csv1991 - present

Usage Restrictions

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Ethical usage may also require disclosing intentions at early stages to avoid duplicating ongoing studies at Scripps or elsewhere. For applications supporting peer-reviewed scientific publications, coauthorship may sometimes be appropriate. An example would be if an important result or conclusion depends on this product, such as the first account of a previously unreported phenomenon.

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