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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.

Highlights from the Literature

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-06-19
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Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed) relies on pollinators for movement of its pollen, and evidence suggests that its populations are declining. Image courtesy of Pixabay.

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Daymet daily surface weather and climatological summaries have been cited in nearly 300 peer-reviewed articles. Read about how this popular data product is used in research.

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.