GMD Site Description: HPB

Location

  • Country: Germany Country Flag
  • Latitude: 47.8011° North
  • Longitude: 11.0245° East
  • Elevation: 936.00 masl
  • Time Zone: Local Time + -1.0 hour(s) = UTC

Data

Cooperating Agencies

  • Deutscher Wetterdienst

Description
Hohenpeissenberg is an isolated mountain 40 km north of Zugspitze. It rises 300 m above the surrounding area that is populated to an extent typical for Central Europe and partly covered with meadows (70%) and forests (30%). The observatory is situated on top of the mountain. It has a long history of meteorological and climatological observations (since 1781).

GMD Projects at Hohenpeissenberg

Carbon Cycle Surface Flasks

Parameter Formula First Sample Date Status
Carbon Dioxide CO2 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Methane CH4 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Carbon Monoxide CO 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Molecular Hydrogen H2 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Nitrous Oxide N2O 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Sulfur Hexafluoride SF6 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Carbon-13/Carbon-12 in Carbon Dioxide d13C (CO2) 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Oxygen-18/Oxygen-16 in Carbon Dioxide d18O (CO2) 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Methyl Chloride CH3Cl 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Benzene C6H6 2006-11-27 Ongoing
toluene C7H8 2006-11-27 Ongoing
ethane C2H6 2006-04-06 Ongoing
ethene C2H4 2006-04-06 Ongoing
propane C3H8 2006-04-06 Ongoing
propene C3H6 2006-04-06 Ongoing
i-butane i-C4H10 2006-04-06 Ongoing
n-butane n-C4H10 2006-04-06 Ongoing
i-pentane i-C5H12 2006-04-06 Ongoing
n-pentane n-C5H12 2006-04-06 Ongoing
n-hexane n-C6H14 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Wind Speed ws 2006-04-06 Ongoing
Wind Direction wd 2006-04-06 Ongoing
isoprene C5H8 2006-11-27 Ongoing