Tropospheric Chemistry: Instruments

CO2/CH4 instrument installed in aircraft rack

CO2/CH4 instrument installed in aircraft rack.

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4)

Principle of the Measurement

Wavelength-scanned cavity ring down spectroscopy

Species Measured

CO2 and CH4

Time Response

1 Hz

Manufacturer

Picarro, Inc.

Field Projects

  • CalNex 2010
  • SENEX 2013
  • SONGNEX 2015

Platforms

  • NOAA WP-3D aircraft
  • CIRPAS Twin Otter aircraft
  • Utah ground site
  • BAO ground site
  • CSD mobile lab

Contacts

Jeff Peischl, Tom Ryerson