Welcome to Stable Water Vapor Isotopes Database

Hosted by Yale University and sponsored by the U. S. National Science Foundation, the Stable Water Vapor Isotope Database (SWVID) website archives high-frequency vapor isotope data collected with instruments based on infrared isotopic spectroscopy. The goal of this centralized data depository is to facilitate investigation that transcends disciplinary and geographic boundaries.

Last update (2018/02/12)

Click on the interactive map to view individual site information 

 

List of Datasets

Click the Data Download option on the manual bar to view the sites by country and to retrieve data from individual sites. The measurement sites are classified in related to the Köppen climate zones: Bsk: cold semi- arid; Csb: Mediterranean; Cfa: humid subtropical; Dwa: humid continental – hot/warm summer, dry winter; Dwb: humid continental – mild summer, dry winter; Dfa: humid continental – hot/warm summer; Dfb: humid continental – mild summer.

Site ID

Site Name

Location

Coordinates

Landscape

Climate

Reference

Site PI

Data Available
1

Bermuda

Island

Bermuda Island, England

32°15’N, 

64°52’W

Coast Dwa Steen-Larsen et al. (2015) Hans Christian Steen-Larsen In prep.
2 Beijing Beijing, China

40°0’N,

116°3’E

Urban Dwa Wen et al. (2010)  Xuhui Lee and Xuefa Wen  Yes
3 Borden Borden, Canada

44°9′N,

 79°6′W

forest Dfb Santos et al. (2012) Xuhui Lee Yes
4

Camargue

Vaccarès lagoon, France 

43°35’N,

 4°28’E

Wetland Csb

Delattre et al. (2015)

Christine Vallet-Coulomb 

Yes
5

Dome C

Concordia, South Pole 

75°06′S, 123°23′

Ice Sheet 

- Casado et al (2016)

Mathieu Casado

Yes
6 Duolun Inner Mongolia, China

42°2′N, 

116°7′E

Grassland Dwb Hu et al. (2014)   Xuhui Lee and Xuefa Wen Yes
7

Heihe

Hehei, China

38°1’N,

100°2’E

Cropland

Csb

Wen et al. (2016)

Xuefa Wen 

Yes
8

Kourovka

Kourovka,  Russia

57.037N,

59.547E

Forest

Dfb

Bastrikov et al. (2014)

V. Bastrikov and Hans Christian Steen-Larsen

Yes
9 Karlsruhe Karlsruhe, Germany

49.10N,

8.44E

Snow  Dfb Christner et al. (2017) Emanuel Christner Yes
10

Luancheng

Shijiazhuang, China

37.00N,

114.00E

Cropland

Bsk

Wen et al. (2012)

   Xuhui Lee and Xuefa Wen

Yes
11

Manitou 

Forests

Colorado, USA

39.08N,

105.07W

Forest Dfc Berkelhammer et al. (2016) Max Berkelhammer Yes
12 Mase Tsukuba, Japan 36.054N, 140.027E Cropland Cfa Wei et al. (2016) Kei Yoshimura Yes
13 Mpala Laikipia, Kenya 0.486°N, 36.870°E Savanna Bsk Good et al. (2012) Kelly K. Caylor In prep.
14 Nagoya Nagoya, Japan 35.15N, 136.97E Urban Cfa Kurita et al. (2015)

Naoyuki Kurita

In prep.
15 NEEM

Greenland 

77°27’N,

51°03’W

Ice Sheet 

- Steen-Larsen et al. (2016) Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
16

Great

Mountain

CT, USA

41.98N,

73.23W

Forest Cfa Lee et al. (2007) Xuhui Lee Yes
17 New Haven CT, USA

41°8′ N, 

72°5′ W

Urban Cfa Welp et al. (2012) Xuhui Lee Yes
18 Niwot Ridge Colorado, USA

40.03N,

105.55W

Forest Dfc Berkelhammer et al. (2016) Max Berkelhammer Yes
19 Qianyanzhou Jiangxi, China 26°4’52”N, 115°3’47”E Forest Cfa Yang et al. (2015) Xuefa Wen  Yes
20 Rietholzbach Northeastern Swiss Prealps, Swiss

47.38N,

8.99E

Grassland Cfb Aemisegger et al. (2014) Franziska Aemisegger Yes
21 Rosemount MN, USA 44.72°N, 93.10°W Cropland Dfb Griffis et al. (2011) Timothy J. Griffis Yes
22 Ship:ACTIV Atlantic

56°11’N,  

12°20’E

Ocean - Benetti et al. (2017) Marion Benetti, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
23 Ship:Bermuda Atlantic 32.054N, -64.430E Ocean - Benetti et al. (2017) Marion Benetti, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
24 Ship: PIRATAFR24 Atlantic

5.065N,

-4.000E

Ocean - Benetti et al. (2017) Marion Benetti, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
25 Ship: RARA AVIS Atlantic

48.367N,

-4.491E

Ocean - Benetti et al. (2017) Marion Benetti, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
26 Ship: STRASSE Atlantic 27.506N, -17.098E Ocean - Benetti et al. (2017) Marion Benetti, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
27 Ship: JARE 55
Austalia and 
Syowa base
-31.967N, 115.675E Ocean - Kurita et al. (2016) Naoyuki Kurita Yes
28

Svalbard

Svalbard, Norway

78°55’N,

11°55’E

 
Ice sheet Bsk

Steen-Larsen et al. (2016)

Hans Christian Steen-Larsen In prep.
29

South coast of Iceland

North Atlantic

63°49’N, 

21°28’W

Coast - Steen-Larsen et al. (2016) Hans Christian Steen-Larsen In prep.
30

South

Greenland 

Greenland 61°12’N, 47°10’W Ice sheet - Steen-Larsen et al. (2016) Hans Christian Steen-Larsen Yes
31

Taihu

Jiangsu, China

30.09N, 119.88E

Lake

Cfa

Lee et al. (2014)

  Xuhui Lee

Yes
32 Taibei Chinese Taipei 25°1’N, 121°30’E Urban/Coast  - Laskar et al. (2014)

Danie Liang 

In prep.
33

 Trinity Beach

 Cairns, Australia

16° 47.5S, 

145°41.8E

Coast - Munksgaard et al. (2015)

Niels C. Munksgaard

Yes
34

Zhanjiang

Zhanjiang Mangrove National Nature Reserve, China

21°34′ N,

109°45′E

Coast - -

Jonathon Wright 

and Guanghui Lin

In prep.
35 Teide Canary Islands, Spain 28.3° N, 16.5° W Mountain   González et al. (2016) Matthias Schneider Yes
36 Izana Canary Islands, Spain 28.2° N, 16.4° W Mountain   González et al. (2016) Matthias Schneider Yes
37 Las Palmas airport Canary Islands, Spain 27.9N, -15.37E Airborne   Dyroff et al. (2016) Matthias Schneider Yes
38 HyMeX SOP1 campaign Corsica, French 42°33’ N, 9° 29’ E Airborne   Sodemann et al. (2017)

 Harald Sodemann

In prep.