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An isokinetic (ISOK) inlet samples particles from the free stream of air at the same velocity as the free stream as to ensure that the streamlines and particle trajectories are straight and ‘isokinetic’. The data presented here is more akin to housekeeping to provide end users with basic environmental conditions. For a flag for which inlet cabin instrumentation was sampling from, see INLETCVI-AIR.

Included variables in this dataset are cabin temperature, inlet temperature, inlet pressure, and inlet relative humidity. The ARM data source OPC-AIR is another inlet housekeeping dataset providing information about coarse mode aerosol size distribution which may be used for assessment of the integrity and transmission of the incoming sample aerosol. Please note neither of these datasets are meant for scientific analysis and are published in the spirit of transparency to demonstrate the quality of data associated with the inlet.

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  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

2021

Varble A, S Nesbitt, P Salio, J Hardin, N Bharadwaj, P Borque, P DeMott, Z Feng, T Hill, J Marquis, A Matthews, F Mei, R Öktem, V Castro, L Goldberger, A Hunzinger, K Barry, S Kreidenweis, G McFarquhar, L McMurdie, M Pekour, H Powers, D Romps, C Saulo, B Schmid, J Tomlinson, S van den Heever, A Zelenyuk, Z Zhang, and E Zipser. 2021. "Utilizing a Storm-Generating Hotspot to Study Convective Cloud Transitions: The CACTI Experiment." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, , 10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0030.1. ONLINE.

2020

Mei F, LA Goldberger, C Flynn, and M Pekour. 2020. Single-Channel Tricolor Absorption Photometer (STAP) Instrument Handbook. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-262.

Goldberger LA, F Mei, J Hubbe, and CD Kluzek. 2020. Navigation and Meteorological Data from Multiple Sensors on Airborne Platform (NAVMET-AIR) Value-Added Product Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-255.

Goldberger L. 2020. Isokinetic Inlet Aboard Aircraft (INLETISOK-AIR) Instrument Handbook. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-251.

Mei F, D Dexheimer, J Fast, M Diao, B Geerts, A Bucholtz, L Riihimaki, C Flynn, T Thornberry, T Campos, S Springston, C Kuang, J Tomlinson, and B Schmid. 2020. ARM Aerial Instrument Workshop Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-20-010.

DeMott PJ and TC Hill. 2020. Cloud, Aerosol, and Complex Terrain Interactions (CACTI) ARM Aerial Facility (AAF) Measurements of Ice Nucleating Particles Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-20-008.

Zaveri R, J Shilling, J Fast, and S Springston. 2020. "Efficient Nighttime Biogenic SOA Formation in a Polluted Residual Layer." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125(6), e2019JD031583, 10.1029/2019JD031583.
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2018

Shilling J, M Pekour, E Fortner, P Artaxo, S de Sá, J Hubbe, K Longo, L Machado, S Martin, S Springston, J Tomlinson, and J Wang. 2018. "Aircraft observations of the chemical composition and aging of aerosol in the Manaus urban plume during GoAmazon 2014/5." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18(14), 10.5194/acp-18-10773-2018.
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2016

Wang J, R Krejci, S Giangrande, C Kuang, HM Barbosa, J Brito, S Carbone, X Chi, J Comstock, F Ditas, J Lavric, HE Manninen, F Mei, D Moran-Zuloaga, C Pohlker, ML Pohlker, J Saturno, B Schmid, RA Souza, SR Springston, JM Tomlinson, T Toto, D Walter, D Wimmer, JN Smith, M Kulmala, LA Machado, P Araxo, MO Andreae, T Petaja, and ST Martin. 2016. "Amazon boundary layer aerosol concentration sustained by vertical transport during rainfall." Nature, 539(7629), 10.1038/nature19819.

Cecchini MA, LA Machado, JM Comstock, F Mei, J Wang, J Fan, JM Tomlinson, B Schmid, R Albrecht, ST Martin, and P Artaxo. 2016. "Impacts of the Manaus pollution plume on the microphysical properties of Amazonian warm-phase clouds in the wet season." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(11), 10.5194/acp-16-7029-2016.
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