The aerosol chemical speciation monitor is a thermal vaporization, electron impact, ionization mass spectrometer that measures bulk chemical composition of the rapidly evaporating component of sub-micron aerosol particles in real time. Standard measurements include mass concentrations of organics, sulfate, nitrate, ammonium, and chloride.
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Active Instrument Locations
|Facility Name||Instrument Start Date|
|Houston, TX; AMF1 (main site for TRACER)||2021-04-14|
|Gunnison, CO; Supplemental Facility 2||2021-09-01|
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