NARSTO EPA_SS_LOS_ANGELES PM2.5 Particulate Nitrate
Entry ID: NARSTO_EPA_SS_LA_PM25_NITRATE

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Summary
Abstract: The NARSTO_EPA_SS_LOS_ANGELES_PM25_NITRATE data were collected between July 2001 and January 2002. At Claremont and Rubidoux (Los Angeles County, California), Cascaded Integrated Collection and Vaporization System for Particulate Nitrate (ICVS for Nitrate) was used in a mobile trailer to collect PM2.5 particulate nitrate data during July 11, 2001 to January 11, 2002. The ICVS for Nitrate measured PM2.5 particulate nitrate data that cover sizes from 0.1-2.5um in every 10 minutes.

The overall objective of the Los Angeles Supersite in Southern California Particle Center and Supersite (SCPCS) is to conduct monitoring and research that contributes to a better understanding of the measurement, sources, size distribution, chemical composition and physical state, spatial and temporal variability, and linkages to health effects of airborne particulate matter in the Los Angeles Basin.

The U.S. EPA Particulate Matter (PM) Supersites Program was an ambient air monitoring research program designed to provide information of value to the atmospheric sciences, and human health and exposure research communities. Eight geographically diverse projects were chosen to specifically address these EPA research priorities: (1) to characterize PM, its constituents, precursors, co-pollutants, atmospheric transport, and its source categories that affect the PM in any region; (2) to address the research questions and scientific uncertainties about PM source-receptor and exposure-health effects relationships; and (3) to compare and evaluate different methods of characterizing PM including testing new and emerging measurement methods.

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.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 34.13 S: 33.99  E: -117.41  W: -117.7

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-07-11
Stop Date: 2002-01-11


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > CALIFORNIA


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 10 minutes


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >NITRATE PARTICLES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
CHEMILUMINESCENCE


Project
EOSDIS >Earth Observing System Data Information System    [Information]
NARSTO >North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone    [Information]
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Keywords
nitrate
PM2.5 particulate
Claremont
Rubidoux
LA Supersites
Southern California Particle Center and Supersite
ICVS
EOSDIS


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: NARSTO_EPA_SS_LOS_ANGELES_PM25_NITRATE

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA


Langley Research Center Distributed Active Archive Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/
Dataset ID: NARSTO_EPA_SS_LOS_ANGELES_PM25_NITRATE

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA


Personnel
ASDC USER SERVICES
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA


DR. PETER JAQUES
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: pjaques at ucla.edu
Contact Address:
UCLA
405 Hilgard Avenue
Box 951361
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90095-1361
Country: USA


DR. COSTAS SIOUTAS
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: sioutas at usc.edu
Contact Address:
University of Southern California
3440 S. Hope Street
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90089-7777
Country: USA


RONG CHUN, DR. YU
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 310-794-1408
Email: rcyu at ucla.edu



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-10-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-22

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