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19 Nov 2020

The Kingdom of Spain joins the Integrated Carbon Observation System, ICOS. The research infrastructure, which is funded by European countries, measures greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide…

13 Nov 2020

EGU General Assembly 2021, traditionally held each spring in Vienna, Austria, will take place entirely online due to the continuing risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting…

27 Oct 2020

"ICOS is a great organisation. The data sets they provide are a great asset for my PhD project,” says Saqr Munassar. The PhD student works at the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry located…

23 Oct 2020

In future, emissions as well as carbon sinks over the African continent can be detected with more certainty. According to new research, quality of greenhouse gas measurements in Africa would…

19 Oct 2020

ICOS is coordinating an EU H2020 project proposal on developing greenhouse gas measurements in cities. The call includes at least one pilot city, in which a pilot observatory can be built. We are…

14 Oct 2020

The flask sampling strategy, first of its kind in the world, helps ICOS to push the high quality of its greenhouse gas measurements even further. The sampling strategy suggests the most cost-…

12 Oct 2020

Dr Aki Tsuruta is a senior research scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute located in the Dynamicum building in Helsinki. When Aki started working in 2011, the Integrated Carbon…

25 Sep 2020

ICOS has a strong observational network producing reliable, high quality data. It is well positioned in the European Research Area and is the European pillar of a global information system on…

24 Sep 2020

The ICOS ecosystem station Loobos is situated in the middle of the Netherlands, about 70km east of Amsterdam. The area used to be heavily cultivated and was eventually invaded by sand, leading to…

23 Sep 2020

Thank you to everyone who participated or contributed to the 4th ICOS Science Conference last week!

For the first time the 3-day conference was organised entirely virtually – we created a…