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Black Carbon Aerosols from ATom

The SP2 instrument.

The NOAA Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) is a laser-induced incandescence instrument primarily used for measuring the black carbon mass content of individual particles.

ATom: L2 In Situ Measurements from Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2)

A new dataset from the Atmospheric Tomography Mission (ATom) provides refractory black carbon mass concentration at one-second resolution measured by the Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) instrument during airborne campaigns conducted by NASA's Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) mission. The SP2 is a laser-induced incandescence instrument primarily used for measuring the black carbon mass content of individual particles.

ATom is a NASA Earth Venture Suborbital-2 mission to study the impact of human-produced air pollution on greenhouse gases and on chemically reactive gases in the atmosphere. Around-the-world flights were conducted in four campaigns between 2016 and 2018. Get data from ATom.

Data Citation: Schwarz, J.P., and J.M. Katich. 2019. ATom: L2 In Situ Measurements from Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1672
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