iap: In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights)

The In Situ Aerosol Profiles (IAP) campaign is a joint effort between the ARM Facility and the Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL) of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The objective is to obtain a statistically-significant data set of the vertical distribution of aerosol properties (e.g., light scattering and absorption, particle chemistry) by flying a Cessna light aircraft over the SGP site. By using a similar aerosol instrument package as the Aerosol Observing System (AOS) at SGP, the aircraft will fly level legs at altitudes between 500 m and 3500 m several times per week. See the IAP website for more information.


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  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

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