Datastream : AOSCAPS

AOS: Cavity Attenuated Phase Shift Extinction Monitor:1-sec

Active Dates
2014.02.18 - 2017.03.26

Measurement Categories

Originating Instrument
Cavity Attenuated Phase Shift Extinction Monitor (CAPS-PMEX)


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Measurement Units Variable
Aerosol extinction coefficient, red nominal wavelength Mm-1 Bext_R ( time )
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Ambient pressure near instrument Pa ambient_pressure ( time )
Ambient temperature near instrument K ambient_temperature ( time )
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Internal instrument pressure Pa caps_pressure ( time )
Last baseline check Mm-1 last_baseline ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Raw measure of cavity loss Mm-1 raw_loss ( time )
Light signal level unitless signal ( time )
Baseline status unitless status_baseline ( time )
CAPS-specific flags unitless status_flags ( time )
Status of pump unitless status_pump ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )


Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal


Alison Tilp
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-4465

Arthur Sedlacek
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-2404