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Hohenpeissenberg Observatory

The tower is located on top of a solitaire hill that rises approx. 300 m above the almost flat to rolling landscape, 30 km north of the Alps and approx. 60 km southwest of Munich. Main land uses are forests and meadows.

Next settlements: Hohenpeissenberg (4000 inhabitants, 1 km distance at the foot of  the hill, south and west). West of the station: Peiting (10000 inhabitants, 7km), Schongau (12000 inhabitants, 10km). East of the station: Peissenberg (10000 inhabitants, 3km), Weilheim (20000 inhabitants, 10km). North of the Station: Landsberg am Lech (30000 inh., 30km), Augsburg (270000 inh., 60km). Northeast: Munich (1.5 million inh., 60km). South of the station: Garmisch-Partenkirchen (26000 inh., 35km), Innsbruck (127000 inh., 65km).

Official ICOS atmosphere data release can be downloaded from ICOS Carbon Portal. The individual data files can be browsed and downloaded from the Carbon Portal app by using this pre-configured search link. You can also browse the dataset from the data product page.