Tropospheric Chemistry: Instruments

CO instrument in pod on aircraft

Pod containing CO instrument installed on NOAA WP-3D aircraft.

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Principle of the Measurement

Vacuum ultraviolent fluorescence

Species Measured

CO

Time Response / Detection Limit

1 Hz / 1 ppbv

Manufacturer

custom built

Field Projects

  • SOS 1994
  • SOS 1995
  • NARE 1996
  • STEREO 1996
  • NARE 1997
  • SOS 1999
  • TexAQS 2000
  • PACJET 2001
  • ITCT 2002
  • ITCT/ICARTT 2004
  • TexAQS 2006
  • ARCPAC 2008
  • CalNex 2010
  • SENEX 2013

Contact

John Holloway

Key Publications

Holloway, J.S., R.O. Jakoubek, D.D. Parrish, C. Gerbig, A. Volz-Thomas, S. Schmitgen, A. Fried, B. Wert, B. Henry, and J.R. Drummond, Airborne intercomparison of vacuum ultraviolet fluorescence and tunable diode laser absorption measurements of tropospheric carbon monoxide, Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 24251-24261, doi:10.1029/2000JD900237, 2000.