Datastream : NOAAAOSAVG

Aerosol Observing System (AOS): aerosol data, 60-min avg, mentor-QC applied

Active Dates
1996.07.02 - 2016.12.31

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Aerosol Observing System (AOS)

Measurements

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Measurement Units Variable
Aerosol light absorption coefficient, green channel, 1 um 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Ba_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Ba_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1 data this period 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol light absorption coefficient, green channel, 10 um particle size 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Ba_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Ba_G data this period 1/Mm Ba_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_B_1um data this period 1/Mm Bbs_B_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, blue channel, 1 um 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bbs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bbs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bbs_B_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, blue channel, 10um 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bbs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bbs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bbs_B_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_B data this period 1/Mm Bbs_B_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_G_1um data this period 1/Mm Bbs_G_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, green channel, 1 um 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bbs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bbs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bbs_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, green channel, 10um 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bbs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bbs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bbs_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_G data this period 1/Mm Bbs_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_R_1um data this period 1/Mm Bbs_R_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, red channel, 1 um 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bbs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bbs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bbs_R_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Aerosol backwards-hemispheric light scattering coefficient, red channel, 10um 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bbs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bbs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bbs_R_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bbs_R data this period 1/Mm Bbs_R_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_B_1um data this period 1/Mm Bs_B_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, blue channel, 1 um 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bs_B_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, blue channel, 10 um particle size 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bs_B_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_B data this period 1/Mm Bs_B_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_G_1um data this period 1/Mm Bs_G_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, green channel, 1 um 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bs_G_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, green channel, 10 um particle size 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bs_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_G data this period 1/Mm Bs_G_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_R_1um data this period 1/Mm Bs_R_1um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, red channel, 1 um 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_1um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bs_R_Dry_1um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Aerosol total light scattering coefficient, red channel, 10 um particle size 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in Bs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 computation count Bs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1 data this period 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_10um_Neph3W_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count Bs_R_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Bs_R data this period 1/Mm Bs_R_Dry_10um_PSAP1W_1_std ( time )
Cloud Droplet Concentration Number from summation of Condensation Nuclei Counter size bins 1/cm^3 N_CCN_1 ( time )
Condensation nuclei concentration number 1/cm^3 N_CPC_1 ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count N_CPC_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of N_CPC_1 data this period 1/cm^3 N_CPC_1_std ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count N_OPC_1_N ( time )
Standard deviation of CN_control data this period 1/cm^3 N_OPC_1_std ( time )
Relative humidity inside nephelometer % RH_NephVol_Dry ( time )
Number of data points used in computation count RH_NephVol_Dry_N ( time )
Standard deviation of Neph_RH data this period RH RH_NephVol_Dry_std ( time )
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
AOS system status unitless flags_CMDL ( time, flag_length )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Quality check results on field: Time offset from midnight unitless qc_time ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time cell bounds time_bounds ( time, bound )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )

Locations

North Slope Alaska
NSAX1 Browse DataExternal Data (satellites and others)
Southern Great Plains
SGPC1 Browse DataCentral Facility, Lamont, OK
ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1 Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany
GRWM1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal; AMF1
HFEM1 Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China
MAOM1 Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
NIMM1 Browse DataNiamey, Niger
PGHM1 Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India; AMF1
PVCM1 Browse DataHighland Center, Cape Cod MA; AMF1
PYEM1 Browse DataPoint Reyes, CA

Contact(s)

Scott Smith
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
(631) 344-7197
ssmith@bnl.gov

Bill Behrens
Brookhaven National Laboratory
associate
(631) 344-2906
behrens@bnl.gov

Derek Hageman
NOAA/CIRES
associate
(303) 497-4652
Derek.Hageman@noaa.gov

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

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

Annette Koontz
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Developer
(509) 375-3609
annette.koontz@pnnl.gov

Arthur Sedlacek
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-2404
sedlacek@bnl.gov

Chongai Kuang
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-7257
ckuang@bnl.gov

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

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

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

Manvendra Dubey
Los Alamos National Laboratory
(505) 665-3128
dubey@lanl.gov

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

Thomas Watson
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-4517
twatson@bnl.gov