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Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) light-absorbing carbon



This data set contains data taken by the single particle soot photometer (SP2) of black carbon (BC). Data are in column delimited text files. The SP2 was flown aboard the C-130 during the Ice in Clouds Experiment (ICE-L) from November 07 - December 16, 2007.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-09-21)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2007-11-07 18:00:00
End datetime 2007-12-16 20:02:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 45.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -110.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -102.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Kok, G., Baumgardner, D., Droplet Measurement Technologies (DMT). 2010. Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) light-absorbing carbon. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 10 Aug 2022.

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