INSTRUMENT SUITE
IN SITU AEROSOL
Condensation Particle Counters (3 w/ lower size cutoffs at 3 nm, 7nm, and 13nm)
CCN concentration at 3 supersaturations (Caltech)
Dual ACADS (aerosol size 10 nm 800 nm; ~0.01 Hz; ambient and dry) (Caltech)
3-column DMA (aerosol concentration at 3 fixed dry sizes ~ 1 Hz)
Aerodyne Mass Spectrometer (Caltech)
Scattering and absorption coefficients (Neph/PSAP)
Aerodynamic Particle Sizer (360 nm 18 µm)
PCASP optical sizer (100 nm 3 µm)

IN SITU CLOUD
CAPS (cloud and precipitation optical probe from about 0.5 µm up)
FSSP (cloud drop size distribution from 3 µm- 60 µm)
Gerber total liquid water probe
Counter flow Virtual Impactor (CVI)

METEOROLOGY
FMCW 95 GHz Doppler cloud radar (Miami)
5-hole turbulence probes (2)
C-MIGITS internal navigation system
Rapid-acquisition H2O and T

RADIATION

Pyranometers (0.3 µm – 2.8 mm) on a stable platform (Bucholtz/Sandia)
Multi channel radiometer (MCR) for cloud remote sensing (NCAR)

 



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