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ARM Mobile Facility Aerosol Observation System
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
The AMF is available for 9 to 13 month deployments
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Requests are made through DOE ARM proposals.
Surface In-Situ Instruments
In-Situ measurements of aerosol properties as part of the larger DOE ARM Mobile Facility
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
Type
Instrument TypeAerosol instrument
EnvironmentLand
Locationsites moves from year to year
Archive Data Availabilitydata available at ARM archive at www.arm.gov
Variablesaerosol scattering and absorption coefficients, aerosol concentration, CCN size distributions at 7 supersaturations
Time Period2005 to present
Instrument MaturityN/A
Waveband450 to 700 nm
Dervied Variablessingle scattering albedo, aerosol hygroscopic growth factor, Angstrom exponents, backscatter fraction, asymmetry parameter, fraction of particles that activate to for CCN
Chemical PhaseN/A
Chemical CompoundsN/A
Technique
Sampling Rate1 – 15 minutes
Detection LimitN/A
REFERENCES
N/A
REMARKS
N/A
UPDATED ON
5 Oct 2009 13:55