VUV-CO
AVAILABILITY
principally available if not already committed to field program
REQUEST PROCEDURE
NSF OFAP process
Airborne Measurements
Vacuum-UV-Resonance-Fluorescence Instrument for the measurement of ambient CO mixing ratio
CONTACT
Teresa Campos
NCAR / ACD
1850 Table Mesa Drive Boulder, CO 80305 USA
303-497-1048
campos@ucar.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
ManufacturerAerolaser GmBH
Dimensions
Weight
Power Source Type
Inlet Aperturesone std. gas-phase inlet needed
Heating/Cooling Requirementsnone if installed on A/C with cabin controlled to < 35C
Airspeed/Altitude Requirements
Operators Required0
Ground Requirements
Suitable PlatformsGV, C-130, others
Data System
Measured ParameterCO mixing ratio
Measurement TechniqueVacuum UV flourescence
Operational Modenormal
Time Resolution1-2s
Horizontal Resolution
Other Resolution
Precision10%
Accuracy3 ppb
Range3 ppb-100ppm
Calibration Methodon-board calibration gas
Limitations
REFERENCES
Gerbig, et al. (1999) J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 104, No. D1, 1699-1704
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47