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

The In Situ Aerosol Profiles (IAP) campaign is a joint effort between the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user 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

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), 10.5194/acp-11-10661-2011.

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), 10.5194/acp-11-12317-2011.

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 – Atmospheres, 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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