SKERRIES - stratospheric climatology by regular balloon-borne

Updated 2003-06-19

Objective: to collect climatology information on the seasonal and year-to-tear variability of stratospheric CFCs, water vapour and atmospheric electrical parameters.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project
Comments and additional information:

Project is a corporation with University of Cambridge, and the Meteorological Institute at Stockholm University.

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1998 - 2020
Data collection
1998 - 2003
Data processing
1998 - 2003
Data reporting
1998 - 2003

Contact information

Contact person
Sheila Kirkwood
Address
Swedish Institute of Space Physics Box 812 981 28 Kiruna Sweden
Phone
+46 980 79083
Fax
+46 980 79050
Email
es.fri@aliehs
Other project contacts
Hans Nilsson, IRF

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Air/aerosol

Geography

Regions studied
Arctic, Circumpolar
Fennoscandia
Finland
Norway
Sweden
Other areas
Arctic polar vortex

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
Data from flights are calculated and available from the THESEO database. Data can be provided on request after an agreement on the use of the data has been made.
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Multi-instrument approach with various methods. See http://www.irf.se/MRIatmos/projects/skerries/index.html

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

Project is a corporation with University of Cambridge, and the Meteorological Institute at Stockholm University.

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