SOS 1999

Southern Oxidants Study

a photochemical oxidant and aerosol field program

Where: Nashville / Middle Tennessee

When: June - July 1999

What: SOS was designed to improve understanding of the processes that control the formation and distribution of fine particles and ozone. The focus of NOAA's component of the field study includes airborne measurements using the NOAA WP-3D aircraft, and surface measurements from a ground-based sampling site located at the Cornelia Fort Air Park. The focus shifts to an Atlanta supersite in August.

Who: Investigators in this project include researchers from universities, private industry, and federal laboratories. Participating institutions include the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).

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