ARFINET Metadata

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Parameter-1:

Data Definition: Black Carbon (BC) mass concentration

Unit: µg m-3

Instrument: Aethalometer

SN

Station name

Lat

Lon

Alt

Measurement started

1

Trivandrum

8.5

77

2

Mar-2000

2

Port Blair

11.64

92.71

60

Jan-2002

3

Bangalore

12.97

77.59

960

Aug-2003

4

Kanpur

26.4

80.3

50

Jan-2004

5

Kharagpur

22.5

87.5

28

Nov-2004

6

Nainital

29.2

79.3

1960

Nov-2004

7

Pune

18.54

73.85

457

Jan-2005

8

Hyderabad (NRSC)

17.75

78.73

557

Dec-2005

9

Shillong

25.6

91.91

1033

Jul-2006

10

Dehradun

30.34

78.04

700

Mar-2007

11

Goa

15.46

73.83

70

Aug-2007

12

Anantapur

14.46

77.67

25

Sep-2007

13

Naliya

22.23

68.89

50

Nov-2007

14

Patiala

30.33

76.46

249

Dec-2007

15

Visakhapatnam

17.7

83.1

20

Dec-2007

16

Ahmedabad

23.1

72.6

55

Jan-2008

17

Ooty

11.4

76.7

2520

Jan-2008

18

Dibrugarh

27.3

94.6

111

May-2008

19

Rajkot

22.3

70.73

142

Jul-2008

20

Udaipur

24.6

73.9

577

Jul-2008

21

Bhubaneswar

20.2

85.8

78

Oct-2008

22

Hyderabad (TIFR)

17.47

78.58

557

Dec-2008

23

Varanasi

25.3

82.96

78

Jan-2009

24

Jaisalmer

26.92

70.95

225

Mar-2009

25

Kullu

31.9

77.1

1154

Jul-2009

26

Hanle

32.78

78.95

4520

Aug-2009

27

Nagpur

21.15

79.15

300

May-2010

28

Agartala

23.5

91.25

43

Sep-2010

29

Imphal

24.75

93.92

765

Sep-2010

30

Chennai

12.7

79.92

50

Mar-2011

31

Delhi

28.6

77.2

239

Apr-2011

32

Kadappa

14.46

78.81

138

Apr-2011

33

Hyderabad (SHD)

17.63

78.55

550

Mar-2012

34

Kolkata

22.57

88.37

12

May-2012

35

Challakere

14.32

76.65

583

Oct-2012

36

Gorakhpur

26.75

83.38

85

Aug-2013

37

Agra

27.18

78.02

169

Apr-2014



 

Parameter - 2

Data Definition: Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD)

Data resolution: Daily

Instrument: Multi-Wavelength Solar Radiometer (MWR)

Wavelengths: 380nm, 400nm, 450nm, 500nm, 600nm, 650nm, 750nm, 850nm, 935nm and 1025 nm

SN

Station name

Lat

Lon

Alt

Measurement started

1

Trivandrum

8.5

77

2

Nov-1985

2

Visakhapatnam

17.7

83.1

20

Dec-1987

3

Anantapur

14.46

77.67

25

Jan-2001

4

Dibrugarh

27.3

94.6

111

Oct-2001

5

Nainital

29.2

79.3

1960

Jan-2002

6

Bangalore

12.97

77.59

960

Jan-2003

7

Hyderabad-NRSC

17.75

78.73

557

Apr-2003

8

Port Blair

11.64

92.71

60

Oct-2006

9

Dehradun

30.34

78.04

700

Jan-2007

10

Goa

15.46

73.83

70

Oct-2007

11

Hyderabad-TIFR

17.47

78.58

557

Oct-2007

12

Shillong

25.6

91.91

1033

Feb-2008

13

Nagpur

21.15

79.15

300

Jul-2008

14

Kullu

31.9

77.1

1154

Jun-2009

15

Hanle

32.78

78.95

4520

Aug-2009

16

Patiala

30.33

76.46

249

Sep-2009

17

Rajkot

22.3

70.73

142

Feb-2010

18

Jaiselmir

26.92

70.95

225

May-2010

19

Udaipur

24.6

73.9

577

Jun-2010

20

Ooty

11.4

76.7

2520

Jan-2011

21

Varanasi

25.3

82.96

78

Nov-2011

22

Delhi

28.6

77.2

239

Jan-2012

23

Kolkata

22.57

88.37

12

Feb-2012

24

Chennai

12.7

79.92

50

Jul-2013

25

Gorkhpur

26.75

83.38

85

Oct-2013

26

Kadappa

14.46

78.81

138

Nov-2013

27

Agra

27.18

78.02

169

Sep-2014

28

Challakere

14.32

76.65

583

Mar-2015

29

Agartala

23.5

91.25

43

Dec-2015

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