Measurement : Black carbon concentration

The concentration of carbon in its very absorbing, elemental, non-organic, non-oxide form (e.g. graphite).

Categories
Aerosols, Atmospheric Carbon

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
    • AETH : Aethalometer
    • SP2 : Single Particle Soot Photometer
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • AEROSCARBON : Aerosol Carbon Analyzer
    • AETH : Aethalometer
    • DRI-GND : Desert Research Institute Ground-Based Aerosol Instruments
    • SP2 : Single Particle Soot Photometer
    • SP2-AIR : Single Particle Soot Photometer - Airborne
    • SP-AMS : Soot particle aerosol mass spectrometer

Datastreams

  • AETH : Aethalometer Datastreams
    • AOSAETH : AOS: Aethalometer, measures Black Carbon
  • AOS : Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOSAETH : AOS: Aethalometer, measures Black Carbon