Measurement : Aerosol absorption

The process in which radiation energy is retained by aerosols.

Categories
Aerosols

Instruments

The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes.

  • ARM Instruments
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • CSPHOT : Cimel Sunphotometer
    • IAP : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights)
    • PSAP : Particle Soot Absorption Photometer
    • PASS : Photoacoustic Soot Spectrometer
  • External Instruments
    • OMI : Ozone Monitoring Instrument
    • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
  • Field Campaign Instruments
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System
    • CSPHOT : Cimel Sunphotometer
    • DRI-AIR : Desert Research Institute Airborne Aerosol Instruments
    • DRI-GND : Desert Research Institute Ground-Based Aerosol Instruments
    • G-1 : Gulfstream
    • IAP : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights)
    • CADENZA : NASA-Ames Cadenza Cavity Ring-Down Instrument
    • NOAA-AIR : NOAA Airborne Aerosol Instruments
    • RONBROWN : NOAA Research Vessel Ron Brown
    • PSAP : Particle Soot Absorption Photometer
    • PHOTOACOUSTIC : Photoacoustic Instrument
    • PASS-AIR : Photoacoustic Soot Spectrometer- Airborne
    • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
    • UW-AIR : University of Washington Airborne Aerosol Instruments

Value-Added Products

  • AIP : Aerosol Intensive Properties (Process)
    • AIP1OGREN : Derived: Aerosol intensive properties from AOS, Delene and Ogren et al, 2001
    • AIPAVG1OGREN : Derived: Hourly Averages of Aerosol intensive properties from AOS, Delene and Ogren et al, 2001

Datastreams

  • OMI : Ozone Monitoring Instrument Datastreams
    • OMI : Ozone Monitoring Instrument
  • AOS : Aerosol Observing System Datastreams
    • AOS : Aerosol Observing System (AOS): aerosol data, 1-min
    • AOSPSAP3W : AOS: 3 wavelength Particle Soot Absorption Photometer
    • NOAAAOS : Aerosol Observing System (AOS): aerosol data, 1-min, mentor-QC applied
    • NOAAAOSAVG : Aerosol Observing System (AOS): aerosol data, 60-min avg, mentor-QC applied
  • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer Datastreams
    • TOMS : Total Ozone Mapping Experiment Spectrometer
  • CSPHOT : Cimel Sunphotometer Datastreams
    • CSPHOTALM1DUBO : Cimel Sunphotometer (CSPHOT): Dubovik almucantar retrievals
  • PSAP : Particle Soot Absorption Photometer Datastreams
    • AOSPSAP3W : AOS: 3 wavelength Particle Soot Absorption Photometer
  • CLAP : Continuous Light Absorption Photometer Datastreams
    • AOSCLAP3W : AOS: 3 wavelength Continous Light Absorption Photometer
  • IAP : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights) Datastreams
    • IAP : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights), 1-second
    • IAPAVG : In-situ Aerosol Profiles (Cessna Aerosol Flights), averaged at various flight levels