CARES: Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study Operations Plan

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The CARES field campaign is motivated by the scientific issues described in the CARES Science Plan. The primary objectives of this field campaign are to investigate the evolution and aging of carbonaceous aerosols and their climate-affecting properties in the urban plume of Sacramento, California, a mid-size, mid-latitude city that is located upwind of a biogenic volatile organic compound (VOC) emission region. Our basic observational strategy is to make comprehensive gas, aerosol, and meteorological measurements upwind, within, and downwind of the urban area with the DOE G-1 aircraft and at strategically located ground sites so as to study the evolution of ... continued below

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Zaveri, R. A.; Shaw, W. J. & Cziczo, D. J. July 12, 2010.

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The CARES field campaign is motivated by the scientific issues described in the CARES Science Plan. The primary objectives of this field campaign are to investigate the evolution and aging of carbonaceous aerosols and their climate-affecting properties in the urban plume of Sacramento, California, a mid-size, mid-latitude city that is located upwind of a biogenic volatile organic compound (VOC) emission region. Our basic observational strategy is to make comprehensive gas, aerosol, and meteorological measurements upwind, within, and downwind of the urban area with the DOE G-1 aircraft and at strategically located ground sites so as to study the evolution of urban aerosols as they age and mix with biogenic SOA precursors. The NASA B-200 aircraft, equipped with the High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL), digital camera, and the Research Scanning Polarimeter (RSP), will be flown in coordination with the G-1 to characterize the vertical and horizontal distribution of aerosols and aerosol optical properties, and to provide the vertical context for the G-1 and ground in situ measurements.

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  • Report No.: DOE/SC-ARM-10-018
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-7601830
  • DOI: 10.2172/983107 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 983107
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1014315

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Zaveri, R. A.; Shaw, W. J. & Cziczo, D. J. CARES: Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study Operations Plan, report, July 12, 2010; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1014315/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.