Vocabulary

Aerosol - Physical, Optical

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Reactive Gas - VOCs

The mole fraction of Volatile Organic Compounds.

(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:

C2H2 (ethyne, acetylene) (mole_fraction_of_ethyne_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C2H4 (ethene) (mole_fraction_of_ethene_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C2H6 (ethane) (mole_fraction_of_ethane_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C2H6S (dimethylsulfide, DMS) (mole_fraction_of_dimethyl_sulfide_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C3H6 (propene) (mole_fraction_of_propene_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C3H8 (propane) (mole_fraction_of_propane_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C5H8 (2-methyl-1,3-butadiene, isoprene) (mole_fraction_of_isoprene_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C6H6 (benzene) (mole_fraction_of_benzene_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

C7H8 (toluene) (mole_fraction_of_toluene_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

 

Reactive 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.

Reactive Gas - General

The mole fraction of various reactive 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:

H2 (mole_fraction_of_molecular_hydrogen_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 molecular hydrogen is H2.

H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide) (mole_fraction_of_hydrogen_peroxide_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 hydrogen peroxide is H202.

SO2 (mole_fraction_of_sulfur_dioxide_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

Ammonia (NH3) (mole_fraction_of_ammonia_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 ammonia is NH3.

C2H3O5N (peroxyacetylnitrate, PAN) (mole_fraction_of_peroxyacetyl_nitrate_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

ClONO2 (chlorine nitrate) (mole_fraction_of_chlorine_nitrate_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 chlorine nitrate is ClONO2.

HCN (formonitrile, hydrogen cyanide) (mole_fraction_of_hydrogen_cyanide_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 hydrogen cyanide is HCN.

HNO3 (nitric acid) (mole_fraction_of_nitric_acid_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

NO (mole_fraction_of_nitrogen_monoxide_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

NO2 (mole_fraction_of_nitrogen_dioxide_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

CH3Br (methylbromide) (mole_fraction_of_methyl_bromide_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 methyl bromide is CH3Br.

CH3Cl (methylchloride) (mole_fraction_of_methyl_chloride_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 methyl chloride is CH3Cl.

HCl (hydrochloric acid) (mole_fraction_of_hydrogen_chloride_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 hydrogen chloride is HCl.

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

CH2O (formaldehyde) (mole_fraction_of_formaldehyde_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

CH3CH2OH (ethanol) (mole_fraction_of_ethanol_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 ethanol is C2H5OH.

CH3CN (acetonitrile) (mole_fraction_of_aceto_nitrile_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 aceto-nitrile is CH3CN. The IUPAC name for aceto-nitrile is ethanenitrile.

CH3OH (methanol) (mole_fraction_of_methanol_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 methanol is CH3OH.

 

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.

Radio Nuclide

The mole fraction of various radio nuclides.

(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:

Radon [Rn-222] (mole_fraction_of_radon_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 chemicalsymbol for radon is Rn.

 

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.

Precipitation Chem - Acids, organic

The mole fraction of various organic acids.

(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:

Formate (HCOO-) (mole_fraction_of_formic_acid_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 formic acid is HCOOH. The IUPAC name for formic acid is methanoic acid.

Acetate (CH3COO-) (mole_fraction_of_acetic_acid_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 acetic_acid is CH3COOH. The IUPAC name for acetic acid is ethanoic acid.

 

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.

POPs

The mole fraction of various persistant organic pollutants (POPs).

(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:

C6H6Cl6 (1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane, alpha-lindane, alpha-HCH), in air (mole_fraction_of_alpha_hexachlorocyclohexane_in_air): Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

 

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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Ozone - Total Column Ozone

The equivalent pressure of atmosphere ozone content.

"Content" indicates a quantity per unit area. The "atmosphere content" of a quantity refers to the vertical integral from the surface to the top of the atmosphere. For the content between specified levels in the atmosphere, standard names including content_of_atmosphere_layer are used. The equivalent pressure of a particular constituent of the atmosphere is the surface pressure exerted by the weight of that constituent alone.

 

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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Ozone - Surface Ozone

The mole fraction of ozone in the air.

Mole fraction is used in the construction mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y, where X is a material constituent of Y.

 

Ozone 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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Greenhouse Gas - Halon

The mole fraction of various haloalkanes.

(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:

CBrClF2 (Halon 1211) (mole_fraction_of_halon1211_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 halon1211 is CBrClF2. The IUPAC name for halon 1211 is bromo-chloro-difluoro-methane.

CBrF3 (bromotrifluoromethane, Halon 1301) (mole_fraction_of_halon1301_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 halon1301 is CBrF3. The IUPAC name for halon 1301 is bromo-trifluoro-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 - 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.

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