Datastream : AOSCCN1COLSPECTRA

AOS: Cloud Condensation Nuclei Counter (Single Column), spectral data

Active Dates
2016.05.29 - 2017.03.26

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Cloud Condensation Nuclei Particle Counter (CCN)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Mean number concentration of activated condensation nuclei 1/cm^3 N_CCN ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Coefficients for quadratic fit of N_CCN vs supersaturation unitless N_CCN_fit_coefs ( time, polynomial_order )
Temporally smoothed N_CCN fit coefficients. unitless N_CCN_fit_coefs_smoothed ( time, polynomial_order )
Absolute relative error between N_CCN measurement and fit 1/cm^3 N_CCN_fit_error ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
CCN estimated from smoothed coefficients unitless N_CCN_fit_smoothed ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Fitted value of N_CCN versus calculated supersaturation 1/cm^3 N_CCN_fit_value ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Mean number concentration of N_CCN after applying interquartile filter 1/cm^3 N_CCN_mean_interquartile ( time, setpoint )
Robust polynomial fit of N_CCN versus supersaturation_calculated for measurements within time_bounds 1/cm^3 N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled ( time, setpoint )
Computed error for N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled 1/cm^3 N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled_error ( time, setpoint )
Polynomial fit using smoothed coefficients of N_CCN versus supersaturation_calculated for measurements within time_bounds unitless N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled_smoothed ( time, setpoint )
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Fit coefficients used for N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled unitless coefficients_N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled ( time, polynomial_order )
Aerosol concentration averaged over times to match N_CCN 1/cm^3 concentration ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Mean of concentration samples at sample times to match N_CCN_mean_interquartile 1/cm^3 concentration_mean_interquartile ( time, setpoint )
Ratio of N_CCN to concentration unitless f_CCN ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Interquartile start time, relative to midnight seconds interquartile_time ( time, setpoint )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Quality check results on field: Mean number concentration of activated condensation nuclei unitless qc_N_CCN ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Quality check results on field: Mean number concentration of N_CCN after applying interquartile filter unitless qc_N_CCN_mean_interquartile ( time, setpoint )
Quality check results on field: Ratio of N_CCN to concentration unitless qc_f_CCN ( time, setpoint )
Supersaturation set point values % set_point_values ( setpoint )
Supersaturation setpoint start time, relative to midnight s setpoint_time ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Smoothed coefficients_N_CCN_mean_interquartile_modeled using box car filter. unitless smoothed_coefficients ( time, polynomial_order )
Mean supersaturation_calculated at times to match N_CCN_mean_interquartile samples. % supersaturation_calculated ( time, supersaturation_setpoint )
Mean of supersaturation_calculated at times to match N_CCN_mean_interquartile samples. % supersaturation_calculated_mean_interquartile ( time, setpoint )
Supersaturation set point % supersaturation_setpoint ( supersaturation_setpoint )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time cell bounds time_bounds ( time, bound )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

Eastern North Atlantic
ENAC1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
AWRM1 Browse DataMcMurdo Station Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica; AMF2

Contact(s)

Cynthia Salwen
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
631-344-3461
salwen@bnl.gov

Janek Uin
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
6313443612
juin@bnl.gov

Gunnar Senum
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-3896
gsenum@bnl.gov

Stephen Springston
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-4477
srs@bnl.gov

Anne Jefferson
NOAA
(303) 497-6493
anne.jefferson@noaa.gov

Elisabeth Andrews
University of Colorado
(303) 497-5171
betsy.andrews@noaa.gov