HomePublications

Global sea-surface iodide observations, 1967-2018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access permissions

Open

Documents

DOI

Authors

  • Rosie J Chance
  • Liselotte Tinel
  • Tomás Sherwen
  • Thomas Bell
  • Maria Lucia A M Campos
  • Peter Croot
  • Hugh Ducklow
  • He Peng
  • Frances Hopkins
  • Babette Hoogakker
  • Claire Hughes
  • David Loades
  • Dharma Andrea Reyes Macaya
  • Anoop S Mahajan
  • Ieuan Roberts
  • Rajdeep Roy
  • Amit Sarkar
  • Alok Kumar Sinha
  • Xiuxian Song
  • Helge Winkelbauer
  • Kathrin Wuttig
  • Zhou Peng
  • Lucy J Carpenter

Organisational units

Abstract

The marine iodine cycle has significant impacts on air quality and atmospheric chemistry. Specifically, the reaction of iodide with ozone in the top few micrometres of the surface ocean is an important sink for tropospheric ozone (a pollutant gas) and the dominant source of reactive iodine to the atmosphere. Sea surface iodide parameterisations are now being implemented in air quality models, but these are currently a major source of uncertainty. Relatively little observational data is available to estimate the global surface iodide concentrations, and this data has not hitherto been openly available in a collated, digital form. Here we present all available sea surface (<20 m depth) iodide observations. The dataset includes values digitised from published manuscripts, published and unpublished data supplied directly by the originators, and data obtained from repositories. It contains 1342 data points, and spans latitudes from 70°S to 68°N, representing all major basins. The data may be used to model sea surface iodide concentrations or as a reference for future observations.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Article number286
JournalScientific Data
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Nov 2019
Peer-reviewedYes

View graph of relations

ID: 170858223

Related by journal
  1. China CO2 emission accounts 2016–2017

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. An emissions-socioeconomic inventory of Chinese cities

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. China CO2 emission accounts 1997–2015

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle