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TOGA VOC Analyzer
STATUS
Development Stage
AVAILABILITY
available if not already committed to field project
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Will be requestable through NSF OFAP process
Airborne Measurements
GC/MS instrument measuring a variety of VOC
CONTACT
Eric Apel
NCAR / ACD
1850 Table Mesa Drive Boulder, CO 80305 USA
303-497-1452
apel@ucar.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
ManufacturerApel/Hills NCAR/ACD
Dimensions1 std. GV aircraft rack or 1 bay of high-boy double rack
Weight500 lbs
Power Source Type1300W of 10/60Hz
Inlet Aperturesspecial gas phase inlet
Heating/Cooling Requirementsnone if installed in cabin < 30C
Airspeed/Altitude Requirements<51000 feet, sub-sonic
Operators Required1
Ground Requirementsshelter with temp controlled to <30C
Suitable PlatformsC-130, DC-8, GV (needs certification)
Data SystemWindows based data system NI hardware and NI Labview software
Measured Parameterambient mixing ratios of VOC
Measurement TechniqueGas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry
Operational Modenormal
Time Resolution2 minutes interval, 45 sec integrated samle
Horizontal ResolutionN/A
Other ResolutionN/A
Precision+/- 5%
Accuracy+/- 5%
Range0.1 ppt to 10 ppb
Calibration Methodcalibration mixtures
LimitationsNone
REFERENCES
A paper describing the instrument is being written
REMARKS
Will be completed in February 2010
UPDATED ON
21 Oct 2009 15:57