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NOAA/ESRL Airborne Aerosol Observatory
STATUS
Inactive
AVAILABILITY
no longer available
Airborne Platforms
Cessna 206 used for weekly measurements of aerosol properties over the the Midestern U.S.
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 PIL sampling and aerosol size distribution
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 Usesweekly vertical profiles leaving over a NOAA surface site in Bondvill, IL
Data System
Special Field Support NeedsN/A
Research PowerN/A
Cabin Environmentambient pressure
Rack Space Availablenone
Available Inletsaerosol and multiple air sampling inlets
Available AperturesN/A
Available Hard Points
External PodsN/A
Standard InstrumentsNephelometer, PSAP, PILS, SEMS
Training RequirementsN/A
CommunicationsN/A
Available InstrumentsN/A
Other SystemsN/A
User SupportN/A
REFERENCES
N/A
REMARKS
Platform was operational from June 2006 to September 2009
UPDATED ON
22 Sep 2009 17:06