Journal article

Seasonal cycles in short-lived hydrocarbons in baseline air masses arriving at Mace Head, Ireland

Richard G Derwent, Peter G Simmonds, Simon O'Doherty, Aoife Grant, Dickon Young, Michael C Cooke, Alistair J Manning, Steven R Utembe, Michael E Jenkin, Dudley E Shallcross

Atmospheric Environment | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Awarded by Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)


Awarded by Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)


Awarded by UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)


Awarded by Defra through their SSNIP


Awarded by Natural Environment Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation and efforts of all members of the AGAGE team for their many contributions to the Mace Head observations. We specifically acknowledge the cooperation and efforts of the station operators Gerry Spain and Duncan Brown at Mace Head monitoring station. We also thank the Physics Department, National University of Ireland, Galway, for making the research facilities at Mace Head available. The operation of the AGAGE station at Mace Head was the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) (contracts PECD 1/1/130 and 7/10/154, EPG 1/1/82 and EPG 1/1/130 to International Science Consultants, CPEG 27 and GA0201 to the UK Met. Office and GA01081 to the University of Bristol); and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) through contract GA01103. The authors gratefully acknowledge support from the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for SRU through provision of grant NE/E006515/1 and grant NE/D001846/1, forming part of the QUEST Deglaciation project. The development of STOCHEM was supported by Defra through their SSNIP contract AQ 0902 (RGD).