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PTR-ToF-MS Measurements of Selected NMVOCs Data



NSF/NCAR C-130 PTR-ToF-MS (Proton-Transfer-Reaction Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer) Measurements of 24 selected NMVOCs Data collected during the WE-CAN (Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol, Absorption and, Nitrogen) field project from 24 July through 13 September 2018. This data set is in ICARTT format. Please see the header portion of the data files for details on instruments, parameters, quality assurance, quality control, contact information, and data set comments.

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Data Quality final
  • 0.1 (2018-11-07):

    RA: preliminary data

  • 0.2 (2018-12-12):

    RC: Background corrected using linear interpolation. Campaign averaged sensitivities. data aligned to CO_QCL.

  • 1.0 (2019-05-14):

    R0: Finalized data. Sensitivities weighted for fractional contribution of VOCs to ion signals based on BB literature.

  • 2.0 (2020-06-03):

    R1: Formaldehyde calibrated and corrected for humidity dependence using TOGA CH2O measurments.

  • 3.0 (2020-06-05):

    R2: Updated sensitivities for Formaldehyde_CH2O, ACETONE_C3H6O, MACR_MVK_C4H6O, C8_AROMATICS_C8H10, and MONOTERPENES_C10H16. See special comments for species specific details.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency continuous
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-07-24 00:00:00
End datetime 2018-09-13 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 49.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 35.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -125.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -100.00

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Hu, L., Permar, W. 2020. PTR-ToF-MS Measurements of Selected NMVOCs Data. Version 3.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 21 Apr 2024.

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