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DOE ARM Cessna
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
biweekly flights over the ARM Southern Great Plains research facility
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Submit request for use at www.arm.gov
Airborne Platforms
CONTACT
Anne Jefferson
NOAA/ESRL
325 Broadway Boulder, CO 80305 USA
1-303-497-6493
anne.jefferson@noaa.gov
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/aero
SECONDARY CONTACT
John Ogren
NOAA/ESRL
325 Broadway Boulder, CO 80305 USA
1-303-497-6210
john.a.ogren@noaa.gov
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/aero
SPECIFICATIONS
Aircraft TypeCessna 206
PayloadAerosol scattering and absorption coefficients, aerosol hygroscopic growth, aerosold drum sampling
Range450 to 700 nm
Ceiling12,000
Endurance3 hr
CapabilityN/A
Airspeed RangeN/A
Runway RequirementsN/A
Max Takeoff Weight
Max Fuel Weight
Flight Crewpilot only
Number of Seats0
Airworthiness CertificateN/A
Typical Usesflights over Oklahoma
Data Systemdata is archived at www.arm.gov
Special Field Support Needsground power 120 VAC
Research PowerN/A
Cabin Environmentambient pressure
Rack Space Available5u of 19" rack space
Available Inletsaerosol inlet and several gas inlets
Available AperturesN/A
Available Hard Points
External PodsN/A
Standard InstrumentsN/A
Training RequirementsN/A
Communicationswireless communication in the hanger
Available InstrumentsN/A
Other SystemsN/A
User Supportnone
REFERENCES
Andrews et al., JGR vol. 109, 2004
REMARKS
This aircraft flies biweekly vertical profiles over the ARM SGP site measuring aerosol optical properties of scattering, absorption and hygroscopic growth as well as CO2 flak sampling.The aerosol measurements were operational from March 200 until September 2008.
UPDATED ON
22 Sep 2009 17:05