Datastream : AOSAETH2SPOT

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Active Dates
2015.09.30 - 2017.02.23

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, Atmospheric Carbon

Originating Instrument
Aethalometer (AETH)


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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Control temperature degC control_temperature ( time )
Equivalent black carbon concentration corrected for loading factors ng/m^3 equivalent_black_carbon ( time, wavelength )
Equivalent black carbon concentration for spot 1 uncorrected for loading factors ng/m^3 equivalent_black_carbon_spot_1_uncorrected ( time, wavelength )
Equivalent black carbon concentration for spot 2 uncorrected for loading factors ng/m^3 equivalent_black_carbon_spot_2_uncorrected ( time, wavelength )
Aethalometer instrument flags unitless instrument_flags ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
Loading correction factor unitless loading_correction_factor ( time, wavelength )
East longitude degree_E lon
Power supply temperature degC power_supply_temperature ( time )
Reference beam intensity count reference_intensity ( time, wavelength )
Instrument flow rate for both spots combined L/min sample_flow_rate_combined ( time )
Instrument flow rate for spot 1 L/min sample_flow_rate_spot_1 ( time )
Instrument flow rate for spot 2 L/min sample_flow_rate_spot_2 ( time )
Sample intensity for spot 1 count sample_intensity_spot_1 ( time, wavelength )
Sample intensity for spot 2 count sample_intensity_spot_2 ( time, wavelength )
Specific_attenuation_sigma 1/nm specific_attenuation_sigma
Spot size area cm^2 spot_size_area
Aethalometer system flags unitless system_flags ( time )
Number of tape advances since start unitless tape_advances ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Wavelength of aethelometer optical filter nm wavelength ( wavelength )


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Cynthia Salwen
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Annette Koontz
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Stephen Springston
Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Arthur Sedlacek
Brookhaven National Laboratory
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