Greenhouse gas concentrations, 1972 - 2019

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DATA SOURCE: National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
[Technical report available at www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/environmental-reporti...]

Adapted by Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand to provide for environmental reporting transparency

Dataset used to develop the "Greenhouse gas concentrations" indicator [available at www.stats.govtnz/indicators/greenhouse-gas-concent...]

This indicator measures atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide from 1972, methane from 1989, and nitrous oxide from 1996, to 2019 from ‘clean air’ observations at Baring Head near Wellington. We report monthly averages for each greenhouse gas. Data for carbon monoxide (CO) are also provided in the dataset.

More information on this dataset and how it relates to our environmental reporting indicators and topics can be found in the attached data quality pdf.

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1. NZ_ghg_conc_1972_2019_dqr.pdf 585 KB pdf
Technical Details
Table ID 105057
Data type Table
Row count 1443
Columns period_start, period_end, concentration, gas, reference_standard
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History
Added 14 Oct 2020
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Current revision Imported on Oct. 14, 2020 from CSV .