Measurement : Cloud particle number concentration

The total number of cloud particles present in any given volume of air.

Cloud Properties


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
    • CPC : Condensation Particle Counter
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • CPI : Cloud Particle Imager
    • CLDAEROSMICRO : Cloud and Aerosol Microphysical Properties
    • CPC : Condensation Particle Counter
    • EC-CONVAIR580-BULK : Environment Canada Convair 580 Bulk Parameters
    • FCDP : Fast cloud droplet probe
    • FSSP : Forward-Scatter Spectrometer Probe
    • LEARJET : Lear Jet
    • MERGED-COMMON : Merged data- common timestamp
    • CVI : NCAR Counterflow Virtual Impactor
    • CIRPAS : NPS CIRPAS Twin Otter Aircraft
    • PARTIMG : Particle imager
    • CITATION : University of North Dakota Citation Aircraft

Value-Added Products

  • NDROP : Droplet number concentration (Process)