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Fast Ozone
AVAILABILITY
available if not already committed to field program
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact CARI group at NCAR/ACD Will be requestable via NSF OFAP process
Airborne Measurements
Chemiluminescence instrument for the measurement of ambient O3 mixing ratio
CONTACT
Teresa Campos
NCAR / ACD
1850 table Mesa Dr. Boulder, CO 80305
303-497-1048
campos@ucar.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
ManufacturerWeinheimer/Campos/Pollack NCAR/ACD
Dimensions1 std. GV rack
Weight< 300 lbs
Power Source Type
Inlet Aperturesstd. gas phase inlet with bypass / venturi
Heating/Cooling Requirementsnone if installed in cabin < 30C
Airspeed/Altitude Requirements< 51000 feet, sub-sonic
Operators Required1
Ground Requirementsshelter, controlled to < 30C
Suitable PlatformsC-130, P-3, DC-8, GV (needs certification)
Data SystemNational Instruments hardware, PXI based data system, NI Labview software
Measured ParameterOzone mixing ratio
Measurement Techniquechemiluminescence
Operational Modenormal
Time Resolution5 Hz
Horizontal Resolution
Other Resolution
Precisionbetter than 5%
Accuracy0.1 ppbv
Range0.1 ppbv - 1 ppmv
Calibration MethodTeco Ozone calibrator
Limitations
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47