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.

Locations

  • Fixed
  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

Related Publications

2012

Vogelmann AM, GM McFarquhar, JA Ogren, DD Turner, JM Comstock, G Feingold, CN Long, HH Jonsson, A Bucholtz, DR Collins, GS Diskin, H Gerber, RP Lawson, RK Woods, E Andrews, HJ Yang, JC Chiu, D Hartsock, JM Hubbe, CM Lo, A Marshak, JW Monroe, SA McFarlane, B Schmid, JM Tomlinson, and T Toto. 2012. "Racoro Extended-Term Aircraft Observations of Boundary Layer Clouds." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93(6), 10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00189.1.

2011

Wunch D, PO Wennberg, GC Toon, BJ Connor, B Fisher, GB Osterman, C Frankenberg, L Mandrake, C O'Dell, P Ahonen, SC Biraud, R Castano, N Cressie, D Crisp, NM Deutscher, A Eldering, ML Fisher, DW Griffith, M Gunson, P Heikkinen, G Keppel-Aleks, E Kyro, R Lindenmaier, R Macatangay, J Mendonca, J Messerschmidt, CE Miller, I Morino, J Notholt, FA Oyafuso, M Rettinger, J Robinson, CM Roehl, RJ Salawitch, V Sherlock, K Strong, R Sussmann, T Tanaka, DR Thompson, O Uchino, T Warneke, and SC Wofsy. 2011. "A method for evaluating bias in global measurements of CO2 total columns from space." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11(23), doi:10.5194/acp-11-12317-2011.

Andrews E, PJ Sheridan, and JA Ogren. 2011. "Seasonal differences in the vertical profiles of aerosol optical properties over rural Oklahoma." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11(20), doi:10.5194/acp-11-10661-2011.

2010

Jeong M and Z Li. 2010. "Separating real and apparent effects of cloud, humidity, and dynamics on aerosol optical thickness near cloud edges." Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(D7), D00K32, 10.1029/2009JD013547.

2007

Voyles JW. 2007. ACRF Instrumentation Status: New, Current, and Future September – October 2007. DOe ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM/P-07-002.8.


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