AEROMMA Platforms

NOAA WP-3D
Photo: Jonathan Shannon, NOAA

NOAA WP-3D

The NOAA WP-3D aircraft will base out of Ontario, CA to access the urban areas of Los Angeles together with regions where DMS chemistry is known to be active of the coast of Los Angeles and the Salton Sea. Basing operations from Portsmouth, NH, the NOAA WP-3D can survey all the major urban areas on the east coast such as New York, Chicago, and Toronto, together with the agriculture in Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.


NOAA Twin Otter
Photo: B. Word

NOAA Twin Otter

The NOAA Twin Otter will study diurnal forcing of atmospheric dynamics on urban plume transport and mixing in coastal regions. The aircraft will be equipped to make observations from the New York City region.