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Variable

QA/SAC

CCL
WCC RCC WDC
CO2 JMA (Asia, South-West Pacific) NOAA-ESRL

NOAA-ESRL (round robin)

Empa (audits)

JMA
CO2 Isotopes MPI-BGC JMA
CH4

Empa (Americas, Europe, Africa)

JMA (Asia, South-West Pacific)

NOAA-ESRL

Empa (Americas, Europe, Africa)

JMA (Asia, South-West Pacific)

JMA
N2O UBA NOAA-ESRL KIT/IMK-IFU JMA
SF6   NOAA-ESRL KMA   JMA
CFCs, HCFCs,
HFCs
JMA
Surface Ozone Empa NIST Empa OCBA(South America) NILU
CO Empa NOAA-ESRL Empa JMA
VOCs UBA

NPL (Ethane, Propane, n-butane, n-pentane, Acetylene, Toluene, Benzene, Isoprene)

NIST (monoterpenes)

KIT/IMK-IFU NILU
NOx UBA NPL (NO)

FZJ(IEK-8) (NO)

NILU
SO2 NILU
H2 MPI-BGC JMA
Precipitation
Chemistry / Wet Deposition
NOAA-ARL (Americas) ISWS ISWS NOAA-ARL
Total Ozone JMA (Asia, South-West Pacific)

NOAA-ESRL (Dobson instruments)

EC (Brewer instruments)

NOAA-ESRL (Dobson instruments)

EC (Brewer instruments)

Dobson instruments:

(general forum)

BoM (Australia & Oceania)

NOAA-ESRL

JMA (Asia)

DWD-MOHp (Europe)

CHMI-SOO-HK (Europe)

OCBA (South America)

SAWS (Africa)

Brewer instruments:

IARC-AEMET (Europe)

Filter instruments:

MGO

EC (Ground based observations)

DLR (Satellite based observations)

Ozone Profile FZJ(IEK-8) FZJ(IEK-8) FZJ(IEK-8) EC
UV Radiation PMOD/WRC

NOAA-ESRL (Americas)

EC
Aerosol Physical Properties UBA IfT

NILU (Ground based observations)

DLR (Satellite based observations)

 Aerosol  Optical  Depth PMOD/WRC (Precision Filter Radiometers) PMOD/WRC

NILU (Ground based observations)

DLR (Satellite based observations)

Aerosol Chemical Properties         NILU
Solar Radiation PMOD/WRC PMOD/WRC MGO

 

BoM

Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia (Regional Dobson Calibration Centre, RDCC for Australia)

BSRN

Baseline Surface Radiation Network, Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland

CHMI  Czech Hydrometeorological Institute

DLR

German Aerospace Centre, Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Germany

DWD  German Meteorological Service (Deutscher Wetterdienst)

EC

Environment Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

EML

Environmental Measurements Laboratory, Department of Energy (DoE), New York City, New York, USA

Empa

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Dübendorf, Switzerland

FZJ (IEK-8)

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute for Energy and Climate Research: Troposphere (IEK-8), Jülich, Germany

IARC-AEMET

Izaña Atmospheric Research Centre- State Meteorological Agency of Spain

IfT  Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

ISWS

Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, Illinois, USA

JMA

Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan

KIT/IMK-IFU

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

KMA

Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), , Seoul, Korea

MGO

A.I. Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory, Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental, St. Petersburg, Russia

MOHp

Meteorologisches Observatorium Hohenpeißenberg, Germany

MPI-BGC

Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany

NILU

Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller, Norway

NIST

National Institute for Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

NOAA-ARL

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Air Resources Laboratory (ARL), College Park, Maryland, USA

NOAA-ESRL

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) , Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), Global Monitoring Division , Boulder, Colorado, USA

NPL  National Physical Laboratory, UK

OCBA

Observatorio Central Buenos Aires, Argentina

PMOD/WRC

Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos/World Radiation Centre, Davos, Switzerland

SAWS

South African Weather Service, Pretoria, South Africa

SOO-HK

Solar and Ozone Observatory, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

UBA

German Environmental Protection Agency, Berlin, Germany

 

 

 

 

 




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