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

Kassianov E, L Berg, M Pekour, J Barnard, D Chand, J Comstock, C Flynn, A Sedlacek, J Shilling, H Telg, J Tomlinson, A Zelenyuk, and J Fast. 2018. "A Closure Study of Total Scattering Using Airborne In Situ Measurements from the Winter Phase of TCAP." Atmosphere, 9(6), 10.3390/atmos9060228.

PZ, M Alvarado, C Chiu, S DeSzoeke, C Fairall, G Feingold, A Freedman, S Ghan, J Haywood, P Kollias, E Lewis, G McFarquhar, A McComiskey, D Mechem, T Onasch, J Redemann, D Romps, D Turner, H Wang, R Wood, S Yuter, and P Zhu. 2018. Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC) Field Campaign Report. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-18-018.

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.
Research Highlight

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.

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.

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 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.


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