Maldives Instrumentation

Aerosol Instrumentation

Light Absorption Magee AE-31 Aethalometer, 7-wavelength C. Corrigan
Light Scattering TSI 3563 Nephelometer, 3-wavelength J. Ogren
Total Particle Concentration TSI 3022A CPC C. Corrigan
Inorganic Composition Filters, TSP and PM1 D. Savoie
Organic Composition Filters, TSP and PM1 J. Schauer
Black Carbon Filters, Aethalometer J. Schauer, C. Corrigan
Aerosol Optical Depth CIMEL Sun Photometer B. Holben
Size Distribution (< 500 nm)* TSI SMPS C. Corrigan
Size Distribution (> 500 nm)* TSI APS or undetermined OPC C. Corrigan
Single Particle Composition** ATOFMS K. Prather
* selected sites
**intensive measurements only

Radiation Instrumentation

Global and Diffuse Radiation (0.2-3.6um) - Kipp & Zonen CM21,CM22 type Pyranometers
Direct Radiation (0.2-4.0um) - Kipp & Zonen CH1 Pyrheliometer / Epply NIPs (quartz & calcium florid window)
Broadband IR (4.5-42 um) - Kipp & Zonen CG4 Pyrgeometer
Solar tracking - Kipp & Zonen 2AP-GD
PAR (400-700 nm) - BSI / GUV-2511 (Global & diffuse)
Spectral Radiation (325-1075 nm) - ASD FieldSpec Handheld; Grating Spectrometer
Aerosol Vertical Profiles - Dr. Spinhirne MPL / Dr. Sugimoto NIES Lidar
Meteorological Parameters - R.M. Young instruments (WS, WD, T, RH, P, and Raingauge)

 

Lead Investigators by Subject


Aerosol Optical Depth B. Holben
Single Particle Analysis K. Prather
EC/OC J. Schauer
Molecular Markers J. Schauer
Inorganic Ions D. Savoie
Dust D. Savoie
Filter Absorption D. Savoie

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