Storhofdi, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland [ICE]


  • Country: Iceland Country Flag
  • Latitude: 63.3998° North
  • Longitude: 20.2884° West
  • Elevation: 118.00 masl
  • Time Zone: Local Standard Time + 0.0 hour(s) = UTC


Cooperating Agencies

The sampling site is at an island south of Iceland, at the top of a small cape, on the southern tip of the island, with steep grassy slopes and cliffs to the sea.

GMD Projects at Storhofdi, Vestmannaeyjar

Carbon Cycle Surface Flasks

Parameter Formula First Sample Date Status
Carbon Dioxide CO2 1992-10-02 Ongoing
Methane CH4 1992-10-02 Ongoing
Carbon Monoxide CO 1992-10-02 Ongoing
Molecular Hydrogen H2 1992-10-02 Ongoing
Nitrous Oxide N2O 1997-07-28 Ongoing
Sulfur Hexafluoride SF6 1997-07-28 Ongoing
Carbon-13/Carbon-12 in Carbon Dioxide d13C (CO2) 1992-10-02 Ongoing
Oxygen-18/Oxygen-16 in Carbon Dioxide d18O (CO2) 1992-10-02 Ongoing
Methyl Chloride CH3Cl 2005-10-31 Ongoing
Benzene C6H6 2007-01-15 Ongoing
toluene C7H8 2007-01-15 Ongoing
ethane C2H6 2005-10-31 Ongoing
ethene C2H4 2005-10-31 Ongoing
propane C3H8 2005-10-31 Ongoing
propene C3H6 2005-10-31 Ongoing
i-butane i-C4H10 2005-10-31 Ongoing
n-butane n-C4H10 2005-10-31 Ongoing
i-pentane i-C5H12 2005-10-31 Ongoing
n-pentane n-C5H12 2005-10-31 Ongoing
n-hexane n-C6H14 2005-10-31 Ongoing
isoprene C5H8 2007-01-15 Ongoing
Acetylene C2H2 2007-10-15 Ongoing

Surface Ozone

Parameter Formula First Sample Date Status
Ozone O3 1992-09-23 Ongoing