Datastream : NOAAAOS

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

Active Dates
1996.07.02 - 2015.03.31

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, 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/m Ba_B_Dry_1um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Absorption Coefficient Blue, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 10 um size cut 1/m 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/m 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/m Ba_G_Dry_10um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Absorption coefficient red, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 1 um size cut 1/m Ba_R_Dry_1um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Absorption coefficient red, corrected for flow and sample area, 3 wavelength PSAP, 10 um size cut 1/m Ba_R_Dry_10um_PSAP3W_1 ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, Ref. Humidograph 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, Ref. Humidograph 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, Ref. Humidograph 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, ref. humidograph 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, Ref. Humidograph 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, ref. humidograph 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 )
Relative humidity in ambient air % 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 )
Temperature in ambient air 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 degC T_NephInlet_Wet ( time )
Temperature inside reference nephelometer C T_NephVol_Dry ( time )
Temperature inside of wet nephelometer C T_NephVol_Wet ( time )
Temperature of humidograph controller C T_postHG ( time )
Temperature of 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_CMDL ( time, flag_length )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time cell bounds time_bounds ( time, bound )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAX1 Browse DataExternal Data (satellites and others)
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsBlack Forest, Germany retired
GRWM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal retired
HFEM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsShouxian, Anhui, China retired
MAOM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsNiamey, Niger retired
PGHM1 Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India retired
PVCM1 Browse Data Browse PlotsHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF 1 retired
PYEM1 Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location

Contact(s)

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

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

Manvendra Dubey
Los Alamos National Laboratory
(505) 665-3128
dubey@lanl.gov

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

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

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

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

Annette Koontz
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-3609
annette.koontz@pnnl.gov

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

Derek Hageman
NOAA/CIRES
associate
(303) 497-4652
Derek.Hageman@noaa.gov

Cynthia Salwen
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
631-344-3461
salwen@bnl.gov

Janek Uin
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
6313443612
juin@bnl.gov