Fire Lab Instruments

Species Name Description PI Affiliation

Gas Phase Species

CO, CO2, CH4, HCHO, NO, NO2, NH3, HCN, HONO, etc.

OP-FTIR

Open path FTIR spectrometer, situated at the top of the stack. Can also sample room burns.

B. Yokelson

U. Montana

CO, CH4, C2H6, HCN, HCHO, N2O

TILDASs

Tunable IR laser direct absorption spectroscopy

S. Herndon
T. Yacovitch
J. Roscolli

Aerodyne

CO2

LiCOR CO2

Non-dispersive Infrared detection

T. Yacovitch

Aerodyne

VOCs

PTR-MS

Proton-Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry

B. Knighton

Aerodyne

Total Hydrocarbons

THC

Flame ionization detection

T. Yacovitch
B. Knighton

Aerodyne

NO, NOy

NOx box

O3 Chemiluminescence, catalytic conversion

C. Daube

Aerodyne

HO2 + RO2

ECHAMP

C2H6 + NO chemical amplification

E. Wood

U. Mass

VOCs, SVOCs, HONO, PA radical

I- CIMS

Iodide ion chemical ionization mass spectrometry, may be converted to NO3- ion CIMS for stack measurements

John Nowak

Aerodyne

Gas and Particle partitioning

FIGAERO

Filter Inlet for Gases and AEROsols collector module with I- CIMS

John Nowak

Aerodyne

Total Fixed Nitrogen

Ny

Catalytic conversion of all N-containing species (except N2 and N2O)

Jim Roberts
Y. Liu

NOAA ESRL CSD
CU Denver

Glyoxal, NO2, HONO

ACES

Broadband cavity enhanced spectroscopy

Kyle Zarzana
Steve Brown
Rebecca Washenfelder

NOAA ESRL CSD

VOCs

H3O+ ToF

Various VOCs using chemical ionization mass spectrometer using H3O+ as reagent ion

Bin Yuan
Abby Koss
Matt Coggon
Carsten Warneke

NOAA ESRL CSD

VOCs

GC/MS

Gas chromatograph/Mass spectrometer, direct or canister sampling

Jessica Gilman
Brian Lerner

NOAA ESRL CSD

VOC/LVOC

Gas/Particle Sampling

GCxGC-HRTOFMS including both Electron Impact (EI) ionization and softer vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) ionization

Allen Goldstein

UC Berkeley

VOC/LVOC/ELVOC

I- ToF

Iodide ion CIMS especially for N- and Cl-containing VOCs

Bin Yuan
Carsten Warneke
Joost de Gouw
Jose Jimenez

NOAA ESRL CSD

CU Boulder

LVOC/ELVOC

Various Methods

GC/MS, UPLC/DAD-ESI-QToFMS, ACSM, and FIGEARO-CIMS

Barbara Turpin
Jason Surrat

UNC Chapel Hill

Gas Phase compounds

Mist Chamber

WSOC, ES-MS/MS

Barbara Turpin
Jason Surrat

UNC Chapel Hill

I/SVOC

Cartridge

GCxGC/TOF-MS (EI) and LC/MC

Kelley Barsanti
Lindsay Hatch

UC Riverside

Nitrogen Isotopes of Nitrite and Nitrate

MC/IC

Mist Chamber/ Ion Chromatograph with off-line isotope MS

Meredith Hastings
Jack Dibb

Brown
UNH


Aerosol Measurements

Fine Mode Composition

ToF AMS

Aerosol mass spectrometer with time-of-flight MS, and light-scattering module

Ann Middlebrook

NOAA ESRL CSD

Fine Mode Composition

LToF SP-AMS

Aerosol mass spectrometer with high resolution time-of-flight MS, with Soot particle mode

T. Onasch

Aerodyne

Particle size and number

SMPS, OPC, CPC

Scanning mobility particle sizer, Optical particle counter, Particle number concentration

T. Onasch

Aerodyne

SP2

rBC

Soot photometer

A. Sedlacek

BNL

Black Carbon/Brown Carbon

Intercomparison

Numerous Methods, e.g. EC/OC, light scattering and absorption, CO/CO2, SP2

Gavin McMeeking
Andy May

Droplet Measurement Technologies

Particle chemistry

BBOA measurements

2 MOUDI impactors, off site analysis by DI/MS

Alex Laskin
Sergey Nizkorodov

PNNL
UC Irvine

Particle chemistry

BBOA measurements

PiLS with HPLC/UV-Vis/ESI-HRMS analysis of water soluble constituents

Alex Laskin
Sergey Nizkorodov

PNNL
UC Irvine

Particulate light absorption

CRD-PAS

Dual-wavelength cavity ringdown + photoacoustic spectrometer

Chris Cappa

UC Davis

Particle mobility and aerodynamic size distribution

SEM or SMPS, APS

Chris Cappa

UC Davis

Brown Carbon Absorption

BrC-PiLS

PiLS sampler with long path liquid phase UV-vis absorption spectrometer

Rebecca Washenfelder

NOAA ESRL CSD

Aerosol Absorption, UV-vis

BBCEAS

Broadband cavity absorption spectrometer

Rebecca Washenfelder
Carrie Womack

NOAA ESRL CSD

Particle absorption/extinction

aCRD-PAS

Cavity ring-down and Photo acoustic spectrometers

Nick Wagner

NOAA ESRL CSD

Imaging Nephelometer

Aerosol scattering

Scattering as a function of angle

Katherine Manfred

NOAA ESRL CSD

Aerosol chemical composition

PiLS-ESI/MS

PiLS sampling with electrospray ionization negative ion mass spectrometry

Chelsea Stockwell
Jim Roberts

NOAA ESRL CSD

BC/BrC/Optical Prop

SP-AMS
CAPS-SSA
CRD/PAS

Soot particle Aerosol Mass Spectrometer
Cavity Attenuated Phase-Shift, Single Scattering Albedo
Cavity Ring Down Photoacoustic Spectrometer

Chris Cappa
Jesse Kroll
Collette Heald

UC Davis
MIT

Aerosol Chemistry

Filter Sampler

ESI-MS/MS, Brown carbon (absorbance 200-800nm)

Barbara Turpin
Jason Surratt

UNC Chapel Hill

Particle phase compounds

PiLS

WSOC, ES-MS/MS

Barbara Turpin
Jason Surrat

UNC Chapel Hill

Aerosol Extinction

PAX

Photoacoustic extinction at two wavelengths

Bob Yokelson

U. Montana


Smoke Processing

Potential Aerosol Mass

PAM

Measure of changes in aerosol mass, chemistry and other properties in a flow reactor at high reactant (e.g. OH) concentrations

Matt Coggan
Jose Jimenez

NOAA ESRL CSD
CU Boulder

Potential Aerosol Mass

PAM

Measure of changes in aerosol mass, chemistry and other properties in a flow reactor at high reactant (e.g. OH) concentrations

A. Lambe
T. Onasch
S. Herndon

Aerodyne

Particle Aging Reactor

SP-AMS, CAPS-SSA

Batch reactor photochemical aging of particles with chemical and optical measurements, opportunities for other measurements

Jesse Kroll
Chris Cappa

MIT
UC Davis

Photochemical processing

Photochemical Chamber(s)

1 or 2 portable chambers for gas phase and SOA processing studies. Instrumentation will include CO2, O3, NOx, SMPS, and oxidative potential (OPA), other measurements will provided by the study participants

Shantanu Jathar

CSU


Instrument Coordinator: Jim Roberts, NOAA ESRL CSD