WDCGG - VOCs observation at Mt. Kenya by NOAA/ESRL

Abstract:
The station is situated beyond Moses Camp on the northern upper slopes of Mt. Kenya in a wildlife preserve and will provide measurements of the tropical mid-troposphere as well as air from the lower humid boundary layer. Access is along Sirimon Route, a distance of 21km from the Nanyuki-Timau tarmac. The turn-off is about 16km from Nanyuki. A new settlement has been created in the former forest land after the turn-off.

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