Measurement : Aerosol particle size distribution

The number of aerosol particles present in any given volume of air within a specificied size range

Categories
Aerosols

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • SMPS : Scanning mobility particle sizer
    • TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • UHSAS : Ultra-High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • APS : Aerodynamic Particle Sizer
    • AEROSMASSSPEC : Aerosol Mass Spectrometer
    • CLDAEROSMICRO : Cloud and Aerosol Microphysical Properties
    • CAS : Cloud and Aerosol Spectrometer
    • DMA : Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • FIMS : Fast Integrated Mobility Spectrometer
    • FSSP : Forward-Scatter Spectrometer Probe
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • CIRPAS : NPS CIRPAS Twin Otter Aircraft
    • PCASP : Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer
    • TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • UHSAS : Ultra-High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer

Datastreams

  • AOS : Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSSMPS : AOS: Scanning-Mobility Particle Sizer
  • SMPS : Scanning mobility particle sizer Datastreams
    • AOSSMPS : AOS: Scanning-Mobility Particle Sizer
  • TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Datastreams
    • TDMAAPSSIZE : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Aerosol Particle Sizer