Datastream : AOS

Aerosol Observing System (AOS): aerosol data, 1-min

Active Dates
1995.11.03 - 2011.08.30

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, Atmospheric State, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Aerosol Observing System (AOS)

Measurements

Only measurements considered scientifically relevant are shown below by default.

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Measurement Units Variable
Absorption Coefficient Blue, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 1 um size cut 1/Mm Ba_B_Dry_1um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Absorption Coefficient Blue, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 10 um size cut 1/Mm Ba_B_Dry_10um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol light absorption coefficient, green channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1 ( time )
Absorption Coefficient Green, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 1 um size cut 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_1um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol light absorption coefficient, green channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1 ( time )
Absorption Coefficient Green, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 10 um size cut 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_10um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Absorption Coefficient Red, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 1 um size cut 1/Mm Ba_R_Dry_1um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Absorption Coefficient Red, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 10 um size cut 1/Mm Ba_R_Dry_10um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer blue channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer blue channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer blue channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_B_Wet_1um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer blue channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_B_Wet_10um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer green channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer green channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer green channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_G_Wet_1um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer green channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_G_Wet_10um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer red channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer red channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer red channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_R_Wet_1um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer red channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bbs_R_Wet_10um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer blue channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer blue channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer blue channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_B_Wet_1um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer blue channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_B_Wet_10um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer green channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer green channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer green channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_G_Wet_1um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer green channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_G_Wet_10um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer red channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, reference nephelometer red channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer red channel, 1 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_R_Wet_1um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, Humidograph nephelometer red channel, 10 um particle diameter 1/Mm Bs_R_Wet_10um_Neph3W_2 ( time )
Cloud Droplet Concentration Number from summation of Condensation Nuclei Counter size bins 1/cm^3 N_CCN_1 ( time )
Condensation Nuclei Concentration Number 1/cm^3 N_CPC_1 ( time )
Ambient pressure hPa P_Ambient ( time )
Pressure inside reference nephelometer hPa P_Neph_Dry ( time )
Pressure inside wet nephelometer hPa P_Neph_Wet ( time )
Ambient air relative humidity % RH_Ambient ( time )
Relative humidity at inlet % RH_MainInlet ( time )
Relative humidity at reference nephelometer inlet % RH_NephInlet_Dry ( time )
Relative humidity inside at wet nephelometer inlet % RH_NephInlet_Wet ( time )
Relative humidity inside reference nephelometer % RH_NephVol_Dry ( time )
Relative humidity inside of wet nephelometer % RH_NephVol_Wet ( time )
Relative humidity of humidograph controller % RH_postHG ( time )
Relative humidity of humidograph preheater % RH_preHG ( time )
Ambient air temperature C T_Ambient ( time )
Temperature at inlet C T_MainInlet ( time )
Temperature at reference nephelometer inlet C T_NephInlet_Dry ( time )
Temperature at wet nephelometer inlet C T_NephInlet_Wet ( time )
Temperature inside reference nephelometer C T_NephVol_Dry ( time )
Temperature inside of wet nephelometer inlet C T_NephVol_Wet ( time )
Temperature of humidograph controller C T_postHG ( time )
Temperature inside humidograph preheater C T_preHG ( time )
Wind direction, relative to true North deg WindDirection ( time )
Wind speed m/s WindSpeed ( time )
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
AOS system status unitless flags_NOAA ( time, flag_length )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAX1Browse DataExternal Data (satellites and others)
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
HFEM1Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
NIMM1Browse DataNiamey, Niger
PYEM1Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA

Contact(s)

Gunnar Senum
(631) 344-3896
gsenum@bnl.gov

Chongai Kuang
(631) 344-7257
ckuang@bnl.gov

Thomas Watson
(631) 344-4517
twatson@bnl.gov

Manvendra Dubey
(505) 665-3128
dubey@lanl.gov

Stephen Springston
(631) 344-4477
srs@bnl.gov

Arthur Sedlacek
(631) 344-2404
sedlacek@bnl.gov

Anne Jefferson
(303) 497-6493
anne.jefferson@noaa.gov

Brian Ermold
Developer
(509) 375-2277
brian.ermold@pnnl.gov

Bill Behrens
associate
(631) 344-2906
behrens@bnl.gov

Patrick Sheridan
associate
(303) 497-6672
patrick.sheridan@noaa.gov