GMD Site Description: LMP

Location

  • Country: Italy Country Flag
  • Latitude: 35.5200° North
  • Longitude: 12.6200° East
  • Elevation: 45.00 masl
  • Time Zone: Local Time + -2.0 hour(s) = UTC

Data

Cooperating Agencies

Description
Lampedusa is a small island in the Mediterranean sea, WSW of Malta and 120 km or more far from large islands or continents. The island is rocky, relatively flat (maximum altitude is 130 m) with very poor vegetation. Prevailing winds are N/NW and S. Climate is temperate and dry, precipitation maximum is in the winter.

GMD Projects at Lampedusa

Carbon Cycle Surface Flasks

Parameter Formula First Sample Date Status
Carbon Dioxide CO2 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Methane CH4 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Carbon Monoxide CO 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Molecular Hydrogen H2 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Nitrous Oxide N2O 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Sulfur Hexafluoride SF6 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Carbon-13/Carbon-12 in Carbon Dioxide d13C (CO2) 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Oxygen-18/Oxygen-16 in Carbon Dioxide d18O (CO2) 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Wind Speed ws 2006-10-12 Ongoing
Wind Direction wd 2006-10-12 Ongoing