NARSTO SOS99NASH WP-3D Orion Air Chemistry DataEntry ID: NARSTO_SOS99NASH_WP3D_CHEM
Abstract: The NARSTO_SOS99NASH_WP3D_CHEMISTRY_DATA were obtained between June 26 and July 19, 1999 during the WP3-D aircraft component of the Nashville 1999 study sponsored in part by the Southern Oxidant Study.
The organizations participating in the study included Aircraft Operations Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Dept of Commerce; Aeronomy Laboratory, National Oceanic and ... Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Dept of Commerce; Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado; National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR); Brookhaven National Laboratory; and University of Denver. There were 12 flights in the mission.
Measurements focused on obtaining an improved understanding of the processes that control the formation and distribution of fine particles and ozone. Measurements included in the data files are: aircraft location data, aerosol particle characteristics; upper air meteorology; CO, ozone, NO, NO2, NOy, HNO3, SO2, CO2; NMHCs; photolysis rate coefficients from Actinic flux measurements; PAN, PPN, and MPAN; and formaldehyde.
NARSTO (formerly North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone) is a public/private partnership, whose membership spans government, the utilities, industry, and academe throughout Mexico, the United States, and Canada. The primary mission is to coordinate and enhance policy-relevant scientific research and assessment of tropospheric pollution behavior; activities provide input for science-based decision-making and determination of workable, efficient, and effective strategies for local and regional air-pollution management. Data products from local, regional, and international monitoring and research programs are available.
Start Date: 1999-06-26Stop Date: 1999-07-19
ATMOSPHERE > AEROSOLS > AEROSOL PARTICLE PROPERTIES
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
ATMOSPHERE > ALTITUDE > STATION HEIGHT
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > HUMIDITY
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > UPPER LEVEL WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > CARBON DIOXIDE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS > NON-METHANE HYDROCARBONS/VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS > NITRIC ACID
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > NITROGEN COMPOUNDS > NITROGEN OXIDES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN COMPOUNDS > OZONE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > SULFUR COMPOUNDS > SULFUR DIOXIDE
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DIF Creation Date: 2002-04-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-16