Greenhouse Gas

Greenhouse Gas - HCFCs

The mole fraction of various hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).

(Note that for these definitions the GAW vocabulary redirects to the CF standard name table. For the full reference, please visit: http://cf-pcmdi.llnl.gov/documents/cf-standard-names/standard-name-table/22/cf-standard-name-table.html)

Specific Measurements:

CHClF2 (difluoromethane, HCFC-22) (mole_fraction_of_hcfc22_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, whereX is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be described by a single term such as 'nitrogen' or a phrase such as 'nox_expressed_as_nitrogen'. The chemicalformula for HCFC22 is CHClF2. The IUPAC name for HCFC22 is chloro-difluoro-methane.

C2H3Cl2F (1,1-dichloro-1-fluoroethane, HCFC-141b) (mole_fraction_of_hcfc141b_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, whereX is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be described by a single term such as 'nitrogen' or a phrase such as 'nox_expressed_as_nitrogen'. The chemicalformula for HCFC141b is CH3CCl2F. The IUPAC name for HCFC141b is 1,1-dichloro-1-fluoroethane.

C2H3ClF2 (1-chloro-1,1-difluoroethane, HCFC-142b) (mole_fraction_of_hcfc142b_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, whereX is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be described by a single term such as 'nitrogen' or a phrase such as 'nox_expressed_as_nitrogen'. The chemicalformula for HCFC142b is CH3CClF2. The IUPAC name for HCFC142b is 1-chloro-1,1-difluoroethane.

Greenhouse Gas terms for the IASOA data vocabulary are taken from the Global Atmosphere Watch Station Information System (GAWSIS). . For the full reference, please visit: http://gaw.empa.ch/gawsis/display.asp.

Greenhouse Gas - CFCs

The mole fraction of various chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).

(Note that for these definitions the GAW vocabulary redirects to the CF standard name table. For the full reference, please visit: http://cf-pcmdi.llnl.gov/documents/cf-standard-names/standard-name-table/22/cf-standard-name-table.html)

Specific Measurements:

CCl3F (trichlorofluoromethane, CFC-11) (mole_fraction_of_cfc11_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y. The chemical formula of CFC11 is CFCl3. The IUPAC name for CFC11 is trichloro-fluoro-methane.

C2Cl3F3 (1,1,2-trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane, CFC-113) (mole_fraction_of_cfc113_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y. The chemical formula of CFC113 is CCl2FCClF2. The IUPAC name for CFC113 is 1,1,2-trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoro-ethane.

CCl2F2 (dichlorodifluoromethane, CFC-12) (mole_fraction_of_cfc12_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y. The chemical formula of CFC12 is CF2Cl2. The IUPAC name for CFC12 is dichloro-difluoro-methane.

Greenhouse Gas terms for the IASOA data vocabulary are taken from the Global Atmosphere Watch Station Information System (GAWSIS). . For the full reference, please visit: http://gaw.empa.ch/gawsis/display.asp.

Greenhouse Gas - General

The mole fraction of various greenhouse gases.

(Note that for these definitions the GAW vocabulary redirects to the CF standard name table. For the full reference, please visit: http://cf-pcmdi.llnl.gov/documents/cf-standard-names/standard-name-table/22/cf-standard-name-table.html)

Specific Measurements:

CH4 (mole_fraction_of_methane_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

CO2 (mole_fraction_of_carbon_dioxide_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

N2O (mole_fraction_of_nitrous_oxide_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y. The chemical formula of nitrous oxide is N2O.

CCl4 (mole_fraction_of_carbon_tetrachloride_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y. The chemical formula of carbon tetrachloride is CCl4.

Radiometric terms for the IASOA data vocabulary are taken from the Global Atmosphere Watch Station Information System (GAWSIS). . For the full reference, please visit: http://gaw.empa.ch/gawsis/display.asp.

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