Tropospheric Chemistry: Instruments

Sulfur dioxide (SO2)

Decommissioned

SO2 instrument on aircraft
SO2 instrument installed in rack on NOAA WP-3D aircraft

Principle of the Measurement

Pulsed ultraviolent fluorescence

Species Measured

SO2

Time Response / Detection Limit

0.5 Hz / 0.5 ppbv

Manufacturer

Thermo Electron Corporation (TECO)

Field Projects

Contact

John Holloway

Key Publications

Ryerson, T. B., M. P. Buhr, G. J. Frost, P. D. Goldan, J. S. Holloway, G. Hübler, B. T. Jobson, W. C. Kuster, S. A. McKeen, D. D. Parrish, J. M. Roberts, D. T. Sueper, M. Trainer, J. Williams, F. C. Fehsenfeld, Emissions lifetimes and ozone formation in power plant plumes, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/98JD01620, 1998.