sp2: Single Particle Soot Photometer

The Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) measures the soot (black carbon) mass of individual aerosol particles by laser-induced incandescence down to concentrations as low as ng/m^3.

The SP2 is part of the Aerosol Observing System (AOS).

Measurements

Locations

  • Fixed
  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

Related Publications

2018

Michelsen HA, RP Bambha, and BW LaFranchi. 2018. Arctic Methane, Carbon Aerosols, and Tracers Study Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-18-017.

2017

Maahn M, G de Boer, J Creamean, G Feingold, G McFarquhar, W Wu, and F Mei. 2017. "The observed influence of local anthropogenic pollution on northern Alaskan cloud properties." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17(23), doi:10.5194/acp-17-14709-2017.

Farmer DK, E Emerson, and G McMeeking. 2017. Black Carbon Aerosol Deposition Study (BCADS) Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-17-040.

Gyawali M, W Arnott, R Zaveri, C Song, B Flowers, M Dubey, A Setyan, Q Zhang, S China, C Mazzoleni, K Gorkowski, R Subramanian, and H Moosmüller. 2017. "Evolution of Multispectral Aerosol Absorption Properties in a Biogenically-Influenced Urban Environment during the CARES Campaign." Atmosphere, 8(11), 10.3390/atmos8110217.

Jaffe DA, AJ Sedlacek, and JR Laing. 2017. Black Carbon at the Mt. Bachelor Observatory Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-17-005.

Onasch TB, AJ Sedlacek, and ER Lewis. 2017. Biomass Burning Research Using DOE ARM Single-Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-17-007.

Onasch TB and AJ Sedlacek. 2017. FIREX-Related Biomass Burning Research Using ARM Single-Particle Soot Photometer Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-17-011.

Sedlacek AJ. 2017. Single-Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) Instrument Handbook. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-169.

2016

Sedlacek AJ. 2016. Arctic Black Carbon Loading and Profile Using the Single-Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-16-030.

Onasch TB and AJ Sedlacek. 2016. SP2 Deployment at Boston College—Aerodyne-Led Coated Black Carbon Study (BC4) Final Campaign Summary. DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-15-068.


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