Tehersonde 1Hz Aerosol

Instrument: University of Leeds Tethersonde OPC
Zipped file contains individual flight files.
Flights on which OPC operated within specification: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
File format: netcdf
Data version: 1
Contact: b.brooks@see.leeds.ac.uk

File structure:

Time: [1 x flight length, double]: seconds after 00:00:00 00/00/0000

Diameter: [1 x 16, double]: OPC sample bin centre diameter: microns

Altitude: [1 x time, double]: Pressure altitude: meters

Pressure: [1 x time, double]: Pressure: mb

Temperature: [1 x time, double]: Temperature: deg C

Relative Humidity: [1 x time, double]: Relative Humidity: %

N: [time x 1, double]: particle concentration (0.3 microns

N_stp: [time x 1, double]: STP corrected particle concentration (0.3microns

N_ntp: [time x 1, double]: NTP corrected particle concentration (0.3microns

dN/dlogD: [time x diameter, double]: particle concentration density (0.3 microns

dN/dlogD_stp: [time x diameter, double]: STP corrected particle concentration density (0.3microns

dN/dlogD_ntp: [time x diameter, double]: NTP corrected particle concentration density (0.3microns

1: No correction has been made for the effect of varying relative humidity on the effective sizing characterisitics of the OPC.
2. Corrections for particle inlet particle losses have been applied

ASCOS_24082009_TETHERSONDE_1Hz_Aerosol_v1.0.zip29.9 MB