New England Air Quality Study - Intercontinental Transport and Chemical Transformation

NOAA component of the International Consortium for Atmospheric Research on Transport and Transformation (ICARTT) Study

Where: Northeastern U.S.

When: June - August 2004

What: The focus of NOAA's field study includes airborne measurements using the NOAA WP-3D aircraft and a remote sensing aircraft, surface measurements using the R/V Ronald H. Brown mobile platform, and ground-based sampling at Chebogue Point, Nova Scotia.

Who: Investigators in this project include researchers from numerous universities, industries, and governmental organizations. Participating institutions include the University of Colorado CIRES.

clockwise: Forecast Models image; Profiler Network map; NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft; NOAA Research Vessel Ronald H. Brown

clockwise: Forecast Models, Profiler Network, NOAA WP-3D Orion aircraft, NOAA Research Vessel Ronald H. Brown

This comprehensive research effort regards many aspects of tropospheric research, including emissions verification, transport and mixing, chemical transformation, aerosols and their radiative effects and forecast models.

NOAA's Atmospheric Research Campaign - Combining Climate Change and Air Quality Research