Measurement : Aerosol concentration

A measure of the amount of aerosol particles (e.g. number, mass, volume) per unit volume of air.

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
    • APS : Aerodynamic Particle Sizer
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • CSPHOT : Cimel Sunphotometer
    • CCN : Cloud Condensation Nuclei Particle Counter
    • CPC : Condensation Particle Counter
    • HTDMA : Humidified Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • IAP : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights)
    • SMPS : Scanning mobility particle sizer
    • TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • UHSAS : Ultra-High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer
  • External Instruments
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • CCN : Cloud Condensation Nuclei Particle Counter
    • CPC : Condensation Particle Counter
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • APS : Aerodynamic Particle Sizer
    • AEROSMASSSPEC : Aerosol Mass Spectrometer
    • AMT : Aerosol Modeling Testbed
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • AP-SURF : Aerosol Profiler at Surface
    • CSPHOT : Cimel Sunphotometer
    • CLDAEROSMICRO : Cloud and Aerosol Microphysical Properties
    • CAS : Cloud and Aerosol Spectrometer
    • CCN : Cloud Condensation Nuclei Particle Counter
    • CPI : Cloud Particle Imager
    • CPC : Condensation Particle Counter
    • DRI-GND : Desert Research Institute Ground-Based Aerosol Instruments
    • DMA : Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • AEROSOL-TOWER-EML : EML Tower based Aerosol Measurements
    • EC-CONVAIR580-BULK : Environment Canada Convair 580 Bulk Parameters
    • FIMS : Fast Integrated Mobility Spectrometer
    • FSSP : Forward-Scatter Spectrometer Probe
    • G-1 : Gulfstream
    • HTDMA : Humidified Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • IAP : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights)
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • NOAA-AIR : NOAA Airborne Aerosol Instruments
    • CIRPAS : NPS CIRPAS Twin Otter Aircraft
    • PCASP : Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer
    • PMS-CITATION : PMS Probe - Citation
    • SMPS : Scanning mobility particle sizer
    • SPLATT-II : Single Particle Laser Ablasion Time flown on Aircraft
    • TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
    • TDMA-AIR : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer- Airborne
    • TEOM : Tapered Element Oscillating Microbalance
    • UHSAS : Ultra-High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft
    • UW-AIR : University of Washington Airborne Aerosol Instruments
    • UW-CONVAIR580 : University of Washington Convair 580 Aircraft

Datastreams

  • AOS : Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSCPCU : AOS: Ultrafine Condensation Particle Counter
    • AOSCPCF : AOS: Condensation Particle Counter
    • AOSCPC : AOS: condensation particle counter
  • CCN : Cloud Condensation Nuclei Particle Counter Datastreams
    • AOSCCN2COLASPECTRA : AOS: Cloud Condensation Nuclei Counter (Dual Column), ramping mode spectra data
    • AOSCCN2COLBSPECTRA : AOS: Cloud Condensation Nuclei Counter (Dual Column), non-ramping mode spectral data
  • TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Datastreams
    • TDMASIZE : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer: size-resolved concentrations
  • CPC : Condensation Particle Counter Datastreams
    • AOSCPCU : AOS: Ultrafine Condensation Particle Counter
    • AOSCPCF : AOS: Condensation Particle Counter
    • AOSCPC : AOS: condensation particle counter
  • HTDMA : Humidified Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Datastreams
    • AOSHTDMA : AOS Humidified Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer
  • SMPS : Scanning mobility particle sizer Datastreams
    • AOSSMPS : AOS: Scanning-Mobility Particle Sizer
    • AOSNANOSMPS : AOS: Scanning-Mobility Particle Sizer: nanoscale particles