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MEMENTO, the MarinE MethanE and NiTrous Oxide database is now online!

posted 4 Mar 2015, 05:35 by Martina Lohmann   [ updated 4 Mar 2015, 05:36 ]
MEMENTO is an initiative started in 2009 that aims to collect available oceanic and atmospheric methane and nitrous oxide data into a global database for the computation of global concentration and flux fields. Data from about 180 campaigns with more than 100,000 nitrous oxide and 20,000 methane measurements have been collected. All data included in MEMENTO have undergone a first order quality control on the availability and range of essential and ancilliary data and their metainformation before they are imported into the database. Interested users are invited to download the data through our data portal which is accessible via the MEMENTO webpage ( We are furthermore looking for additional data contributions to expand our dataset.

A. Kock, H. Mehrtens, H. W. Bange (GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel, Germany)

Contact and further information:
Annette Kock (