Hydrometeorological Observatory of
Tiksi, Russia

aerial map of Tiksi The Tiksi Hydrometeorological Observatory is located in the Russian far East at 71.6 N, 128.9. The facility has been developed through a partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (Roshydromet), and the Finnish Meteorological Institute. The Polyarka weather station celebrated 80 years of operations in 2012. In the summer/fall of 2006 a new weather station laboratory facility was built which has additional laboratory and roof space intended to support instruments for research, climate studies and monitoring studies. A second facility was built in the summers of 2007-2008 1.5 km north west of the new Roshydromet weather station and is referred to as the "CAF" or Clean Air Facility. The site for the second facility was selected so that the surrounding terrain is horizontally homogeneous, undisturbed, and with a significant clean air sector. The facility includes a 20 m tower., roof space, air sampling stacks and boardwalks to maintain the pristine environment (see Tiksi site plan). The official opening of the Tiksi Facility was in August 2010.
Tiksi, Russia Weather Station
Tiksi, Russia Weather Station
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This facility supports the research needs of the International community, across disciplines including supporting Global Atmosphere Watch measurements as well as other climate observations.

The BROWSER allows viewing of these instrument measurements:

data browser
  1. Flux tower
  2. BSRN_rad1
  3. BSRN_rad2
  4. Ozone
  5. Aethalometer

Tiksi Datagrams*

Tiksi_NOAA Downwelling Radiation
Tiksi_NOAA Upwelling Radiation
Tiksi_Fluxtower Meteorological
Tiksi_Fluxtower Licor
Tiksi_Fluxtower Sonics
Tiksi_Surface Ozone
Tiksi_Greenhouse Gas Flux
Tiksi_Greenhouse Gas Concentration
Tiksi_US Climate Reference Network
*Datagram: A “Datagram” is intended to serve as a virtual data mentor to anyone who comes in contact with the data file or the instrumentation that is used to generate fields within that file. While a data user will ideally collaborate closely with a principal investigator, “Datagrams” provide a structured basis for independent inquiry and logical information exchange about data processing.

Tiksi FTP Data

Mindjet Doc of FTP area: The Tiksi MindJet Map is an image/map that shows the organization of the Tiksi FTP data site with accompanying links to the data folders.

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