Integrated Carbon Observation System - ICOS

Researchinfrastructure: Equipment

Managing organisational unitFaculty of Science
Responsible personJouni Heiskanen
Available to users outside UHYes
DescriptionICOS is an infrastructure for coordinated, integrated, long-term high quality observational data of the greenhouse balance of Europe and of adjacent key regions of Siberia and Africa. Consisting of a centre for coordination, calibration and data handling in conjunction with networks of atmospheric and ecosystem observations, ICOS is designed to create the scientific backbone for a better understanding and quantification of greenhouse gas sources and sinks and their feedback with climate change.

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