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The passive cavity aerosol spectrometer (PCASP) is an airborne, optical spectrometer that uses the intensity of scattered laser light to measure an aerosol size distribution from 0.1 – 3.0 µm.

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  • Fixed
  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

2021

Feldman D, A Aiken, W Boos, R Carroll, V Chandrasekar, W Collins, S Collis, J Deems, P DeMott, J Fan, A Flores, D Gochis, J Harrington, M Kumjian, LR Leung, T O'Brien, M Raleigh, A Rhoades, SM Skiles, J Smith, R Sullivan, P Ullrich, A Varble, and K Williams. 2021. Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory (SAIL) Science Plan. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-21-004.

Zheng G, Y Wang, R Wood, M Jensen, C Kuang, I Mccoy, A Matthews, F Mei, J Tomlinson, J Shilling, M Zawadowicz, E Crosbie, R Moore, L Ziemba, M Andreae, and J Wang. 2021. "New particle formation in the remote marine boundary layer." Nature Communications, 12(1), 10.1038/s41467-020-20773-1.
Research Highlight

2020

Keita S, E Girard, J Raut, M Leriche, J Blanchet, J Pelon, T Onishi, and A Cirisan. 2020. "A new parameterization of ice heterogeneous nucleation coupled to aerosol chemistry in WRF-Chem model version 3.5.1: evaluation through ISDAC measurements." Geoscientific Model Development, 13(11), 10.5194/gmd-13-5737-2020.

Kleinman L, A Sedlacek III, K Adachi, P Buseck, S Collier, M Dubey, A Hodshire, E Lewis, T Onasch, J Pierce, J Shilling, S Springston, J Wang, Q Zhang, S Zhou, and R Yokelson. 2020. "Rapid evolution of aerosol particles and their optical properties downwind of wildfires in the western US." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20(21), 10.5194/acp-20-13319-2020.

Mei F, G McMeeking, M Pekour, R Gao, G Kulkarni, S China, H Telg, D Dexheimer, J Tomlinson, and B Schmid. 2020. "Performance Assessment of Portable Optical Particle Spectrometer (POPS)." Sensors, 20(21), 10.3390/s20216294.
Research Highlight

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.

Uin J and L Goldberger. 2020. Ultra-High-Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer Aboard Aircraft (UHSAS-AIR) Instrument Handbook. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-250.

Lu C, Y Liu, S Yum, J Chen, L Zhu, S Gao, Y Yin, X Jia, and Y Wang. 2020. "Reconciling Contrasting Relationships between Relative Dispersion and Volume‐Mean Radius of Cloud Droplet Size Distributions." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125(9), e2019JD031868, 10.1029/2019JD031868.

Goldberger LA. 2020. Passive Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer Probe Aboard Aircraft (PCASP-AIR) with Signal Processing Package 200 Instrument Handbook. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-241.

Junghenn Noyes K, R Kahn, A Sedlacek, L Kleinman, J Limbacher, and Z Li. 2020. "Wildfire Smoke Particle Properties and Evolution, from Space-Based Multi-Angle Imaging." Remote Sensing, 12(5), 10.3390/rs12050769.


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