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Atmospheric Oxygen and CO2 Concentrations

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-11-25
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Example cross-sections of CO2, O2, and APO (O2 + 1.1 * CO2) measured by AO2 (interpolated flight track data) and the Medusa flask sampler (filled circles) during the Pacific southbound flights of ATom-4 in April and May 2018.

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Data collected by the Airborne Oxygen Instrument (AO2) during the Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne campaigns are now available.

New Data from the Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Mission

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-10-02
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The Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Mission is an Earth Venture Suborbital-2 mission to measure greenhouse gases and human-produced air pollution in remote areas.

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Five new datasets from ATom provide measurements of greenhouse gases and human-produced air pollution from 2016 to 2018.

Black Carbon Aerosols from ATom

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-08-19
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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.

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Black carbon concentrations were measured over remote regions of the Earth during NASA's Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Mission.

Aerosol Data from the ATom Mission

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-06-18
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The ATom aircraft prepares to depart from Punta Arenas in southern Chile on October 14, 2017. During ATom-3, the science team flew over Antarctica and below the ozone hole before continuing on their journey north over the Atlantic Ocean to Greenland and returning to California.

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Data collected by the Aerosol Microphysical Properties (AMP) instrument during the Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) Mission is now available.