1997 Southern California Ozone Study - NARSTO
Air Quality Aloft - Instrumentation on SCOS97 - NARSTO Aircraft

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1997 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OZONE STUDY - NARSTO

Air Quality Aloft - Instrumentation on SCOS97 - NARSTO Aircraft

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Instrumentation on SCOS97 - NARSTO Aircraft


Instrumentation on UCD Cessna 182

Parameter

Manufacturer

Model

Technique

Measurement
Range

Accuracy

Pressure
(Altitude)

Setra

 

Capacitive

-30 to 3650 m

±0.3 mb
(±3 m)

Temperature

Omega
Engineers

 

Platinum RTD

-20 to 50 OC

±0.5 OC

Relative
Humidity

Met One

 

Capacitive

0 to 100%

±3% Between
20 and 85%

Air Speed

T.S.I.

 

Thermal Anemometer

15 to 77 m/s

±0.4 m/s

Heading

Precision
Navigation

 

Heading Sensor /
Electric Compass

0 to 360 OC

±2 OC

Position

Garmin

10-05 Board Set

Global Positioning
System (GPS)

Latitude -
Longitude

Position = ±15 m
(100 m w/ Selective
Availability)
Velocity = 0.2 m/s

Particle
Concentration

Climet

CI-3100-0112

Optical Counter

d>0.3 m
d>3.0 m

±2% of Count

Ozone
Concentration

Dasibi

1008AH

U.V. Absorption

0 to 999 ppbv

±3 ppbv

Nitrogen Oxides
(NOY)
Concentration

TECO

42C

Chemi-Luminescence

 

 

ROG / Carbonyl

 

Canister /
Tedlar Bag
to Cartridge

Lab

 

 


Instrumentation on STI's Piper Aztec

Parameter

Manufacturer

Model

Technique

Measurement
Range

Time
Response
(to 90%)

Lower
Quantifiable
Limit

NO / NOY

TECO

42S

Chemi-Luminescence

0 to 50, 100,
200 ppbv

< 20 sec

0.1 ppb

Ozone

Monitor Labs

8410

Chemi-Luminescence

0 to 200,
500 ppbv

12 sec

2 ppbv

bScat

MRI

Modified
1560

Integrating
Nephelometer

0 to 100, 1000
x 10-6 m-1

1 sec

1 x 10-6 m-1

Dew Point

Cambridge
Systems

137-C

Cooled Mirror

-50 to 50 OC

0.5 sec/OC

0.5 OC

Altitude

II - Morrow

 

Altitude Encoder

0 - 5000 m msl

1 sec

1 m

Altitude
(Backup)

Validyne

P24

Pressure /
Transducer

0 - 5000 m msl

< 1 sec

5 m

Temperature

YSI / MRI

 

Bead Thermister /
Vor-Tex Housing

-30 to 50 OC

5 sec

0.3 OC

Temperature
(Backup)

Rosemont

102 AV / AF

Platinum RTD

-50 to 50 OC

1 sec

0.5 OC

Turbulencea

MRI

1120

Pressure
Fluctuations

0 to
10 cm2/3 / sec

3 sec (60%)

0.1 cm2/3/sec

Broad Band
Radiationa

Epply

 

Pyranometer

0 to
1026 W/m2
Cosine
Response

1 sec

2 W/m2

UV Radiation

Epply

 

Barrier - Layer
Photocell

295-385 nm
0 to 34.5 W/m2
Cosine
Response

1 sec

0.1 W/m2

Position

II - Morrow

 

GPS

Latitude -
Longitude

< 1 sec

50 m

Data Logger

STI

486 PC

Dual Floppy Acqusition

+ - 9.99 vDC
Disks and
Hard Disk

1 / sec

0.005 vDC

NO / NOW

TECO

42S

Chemi-Luminescence

0 to 50, 100, 200 ppbv

< 20 sec

0.1 ppbv

Printer

Seiko

DPU-411-040

 

 

Prints Every 10 Seconds
and at Every Event or
Data Flag Change

VOC /
Carbonyl

 

 

Canister /
Tedlar Bag
to Cartridge

Lab

 

 

a Raw unedited uncalibrated data from instrument will be available but not required under contract.


Instrumentation on San Diego - SD / EOPACE Piper Navajo

Parameter

Manufacturer

Model

Technique

Measurement
Range

Resolution

Navigation

Trimble Navigation

TNL 2000 / 3000

 

Great Circle
0 to 9999 nmiles

0-9.99;0.01nm
10-99.9;0.1nm
100+; 1.0 nm

Cloud Droplets

Particle
Measuring
Systems

OAP-200X

Optical Array
Spectrometer

20 to 300 m

15 Channels

Forward Scatter

Particle
Measuring
Systems

FSSP-100

Spectrometer

0.5 to 47.0 m

~0.5 um
15 Channels
over 4 Ranges:
2-47 m
2-32 m
1-16 m
0.5-8 m

Temperature

Rosemont

102

 

 

 

Dew Point

EG&G

137-C3-S3

Platinum RTD

-50 to 50 OC

0.5 OC

Infrared
Temperature
Transducer

Everest
Interscience

4000A

 

-30 to 100 OC

0.1 OC


Instrumentation on SD / Gibbs Cessna 182

Parameter

Manufacturer

Model

Technique

Measurement
Range

Accuracy

Pressure
(Altitude)

Setra

 

Capacitive

-30 to 3650 m

±0.3 mb
(±3 m)

Temperature

Omega
Engineers

 

Platinum RTD

-20 to 50 OC

±0.2 OC

Relative
Humidity

Met One

 

Capacitive

10 to 98%

±3% Between
20 and 85%

Air Speed

T.S.I.

 

Thermal
Anemometer

15 to 75 m/s

±0.4 m/s

Heading

Precision Navigation

 

Heading Sensor /
Electric Compass

0 to 359 OC

±2 OC

Position

Garmin

10-05 Board Set

Global Positioning
System (GPS)

Latitude -
Longitude

Position = ±15 m
(100 m w/ Selective
Availability)
Velocity = 0.2m/s

Particle
Concentration

Climet

CI-3100-0112

Optical Counter

d>0.3 m
d>3.0 m

±2% of count

Ozone
Concentration

Dasibi

1008AH

U.V. Absorption

0 to 999 ppbv

±3 ppbv

Nitrogen Oxides
(NOx)
Concentration

Monitor Labs

 

Chemi-Luminescence

0 to 20 ppmv

±0.5 ppbv

ROG / Carbonyl

 

Canister /
Tedlar Bag
to Cartridge

Lab

 

 


Instrumentation on Point Mugu NAWC Partnavia

Parameter

Manufacturer

Model

Technique

Measurement
Range

Accuracy

Navigation

 

 

Loran

 

 

Temperature

 

 

 

 

 

Dew Point

 

 

 

 

 

Ozone
Concentration

Dasibi

1008RS

U.V. Absorption

0 to 999 ppbv

±3 ppbv


Instrumentation on CalTech Pelican

Parameter

Manufacturer

Model

Technique

Measurement
Range

Resolution

Navigation

Trimble Navigation

TRANS Vector

GPS

 

 

Altitude

Rockwell

 

Radar Altimeter

 

 

Aerosol
Size Distributions

CalTech

RCAD

Radial Differential
Mobility Analyzer

0.005 to 0.15 m

45 Channels;
1 min

Aerosol
Size Distributions

Particle
Measuring
Systems

PCASP-100X

Spectrometer

0.1 to 3.0 m

15 Channels;
1 sec

Cloud Droplet
Size Distributions

Particle
Measuring
Systems

FSSP-100

Forward
Scattering
Spectrometer

0.5 to 47.0 m

15 Channels;
1 sec

Cloud Droplet
Size Distributions

Particle
Measuring
Systems

OAP-260X

Spectrometer

21 to 260 m

 

Cloud Droplet
Effective Radius
and Liquid
Water Content

 

PVM 100

 

 

 

Residual
Particles from
Evaporated Cloud Droplets
7 m

Stockholm
University

Counter-Flow
Virtual Impacter

 

 

 

Aerosol Light
Scattering
Between 7 O
and 170 O at
450, 550 and
700 nm

TSI

Multi-Wavelength
Integrating
Nephelometer

 

 

 

 

NASA Ames

Sun Photometer

 

 

 

Dimethyl Sulfide,
Carbonyls
Sulfide and SO2

RVM Scientific

 

Automated Gas
Chromatography

 

 

Ozone

Dasibi

 

U.V. Photometry

 

 

Sulfate, Nitrate,
Ammonium,
Chloride Ions;
Metals;
Organic Carbon, Elemental Carbon

 

 

 

2-Hour Sample

0.2 g/m3 for
Sulfate, Nitrate
and Ammonium
Ions; 0.7 g/m3 for
Organic Carbon;
0.2 g/m3 for
Elemental Carbon;
3.0 g/m3 for
Total Mass

Temperature
(Static)

Rosemont

102

 

 

 

Pressure
(Static)

Rosemont

1201

 

 

 

Pressure
(Dynamic)

Setra

239

 

 

 

Dew Point

Edgetech

137-C3

Hygrometer

 

 

Solar Radiation

Eppley

PSP;
Solar Filtered
w/ Schott
Glass WG7

 

Upward and Downward;
Upward

 

Infrared Radiation

Eppley

PIR

 

Upward

 




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