GMD Site Description: PAL

Location

  • Country: Finland Country Flag
  • Latitude: 67.9700° North
  • Longitude: 24.1200° East
  • Elevation: 560.00 masl
  • Time Zone: Local Time + -2.0 hour(s) = UTC

Data

Cooperating Agencies

Description
Most of the stations at Pallas that are part of the global station Pallas-Sodankylä are located within the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, inside the northern boreal forest zone. The Pallas area is free of large local and regional pollution sources with the nearest town, Muonio with some 2500 inhabitants, being 19 km to the west. The second-nearest town, Kittilä, with 6000 inhabitants, is 46 km to the south-east. The main station, Sammaltunturi (67°58

GMD Projects at Pallas-Sammaltunturi, GAW Station

Carbon Cycle Surface Flasks

Parameter Formula First Sample Date Status
Carbon Dioxide CO2 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Methane CH4 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Carbon Monoxide CO 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Molecular Hydrogen H2 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Nitrous Oxide N2O 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Sulfur Hexafluoride SF6 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Carbon-13/Carbon-12 in Carbon Dioxide d13C (CO2) 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Oxygen-18/Oxygen-16 in Carbon Dioxide d18O (CO2) 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Methyl Chloride CH3Cl 2006-01-20 Ongoing
Benzene C6H6 2006-12-22 Ongoing
toluene C7H8 2006-12-22 Ongoing
ethane C2H6 2006-01-20 Ongoing
ethene C2H4 2006-01-20 Ongoing
propane C3H8 2006-01-20 Ongoing
propene C3H6 2006-01-20 Ongoing
i-butane i-C4H10 2006-01-20 Ongoing
n-butane n-C4H10 2006-01-20 Ongoing
i-pentane i-C5H12 2006-01-20 Ongoing
n-pentane n-C5H12 2006-01-20 Ongoing
n-hexane n-C6H14 2006-01-20 Ongoing
Wind Speed ws 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Wind Direction wd 2001-12-21 Ongoing
Temperature 2004-05-28 Terminated - 2004-08-06
isoprene C5H8 2006-12-22 Ongoing