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Our stations

ICOS Sweden perform measurements from representative Nordic ecosystems: measurement stations from Abisko in the north to Hyltemossa in the south cover mires, boreal forests and the Baltic Sea. There are three atmosphere stations with high masts, six ecosystem stations and two ocean station.

If you think that our station network is interesting for your research, for a visit, etc. do not hesitate to fill in our web form. For questions please contact the SPI for the station.

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Different Station Types

Atmosphere stations continuously measure data on greenhouse gas concentrations  in the atmosphere and basic meteorological conditions.  Additionally, descrete air samples are taken daily for possible analyses of other trace gases in the laboratory. ICOS Sweden operates three Atmosphere stations:

HyltemossaNorunda and Svartberget

Ecosystem stations provide primarily data on turbulent fluxes of greenhouse gases and energy. In addition, a wide range of meteorological parameters in the air and the soil are measured. Furthermore, data on other ecosystem parameters are collected periodically. ICOS Sweden operates six Ecosystem stations:
Hyltemossa, MycklemossenNorunda, Degerö, Svartberget, and Abisko-Stordalen

Lanna was started as an ICOS Sweden station and there is data available, but the station has not been continued as part of ICOS Sweden after 2020. 

Ocean stations measure CO2 and other gases from ocean surface waters and the near-surface atmosphere. ICOS Swedenoperates two Ocean stations:
Östergarnsholm and Tavastland

ICOS station map

The interactive map shows the locations of active ICOS stations. Click the symbol in the upper right corner to filter which stations that will be displayed. In order to show the shipping route SOOP M/S Tavastland tick the box "shipping lines".