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Aircraft C-130 OH, H2SO4, MSA Measurements (Eisele)

Summary

This dataset consists of measurements of OH, H2SO4, and MSA made from the C-130 aircraft during ACE-1. This dataset differs from the preliminary one in several ways. First, the calibration for OH was changed. Previously a value of 5.5 x 10-20 molec/cm2 was used for the H2O absoption cross section at 1849 nm. Recent work however at NCAR and Harvard indicate that the reported value should be higher. A value of 7.2 x 10-20 molec/cm2 was used in this analysis. Secondly, the values presented in the preliminary dataset were calculated using a calibration constant measured at sea-level, where an altitude dependent calibration constant was used in this analysis.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency < 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-11-02 00:00:00
End datetime 1995-12-23 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -75.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 130.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -104.00

Primary point of contact information

Fred Eisele <eisele@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NCAR Atmospheric Chemistry Division (ACD). 2006. Aircraft C-130 OH, H2SO4, MSA Measurements. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/6.72. Accessed 20 Sep 2019.

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