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We have taken our instruments all over California, the U.S. and the world!

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*Names larger and in bold indicate the best people to contact (besides Kim) for information regarding that field study.

2007

Ice in Cloud Experiment - Layer Clouds (ICE-L)

Location: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Research Aviation Facility (RAF), Broomfield, CO

Platform: NCAR C-130

Instruments: Shirley

People: Kerri Pratt

Other Groups & People: Cynthia Twohy (Oregon State), Paul DeMott (Colorado State), Seinfeld Group(CalTech), DMT, Harry Ochs (Illinois State Water Survey), Jim Hudson (DRI), Zhang Group (Univ. Wyoming), Jeff French (Univ. Wyoming), NCAR

Dates: 10/1/2007-12/20/2007

Website: http://atofms.ucsd.edu/kerri_files/Kerri_ICEL.htm

Links: http://catalog.eol.ucar.edu/ice_l/

 

 

  Los Angeles Basin Mobile Study II (LABMS II)

Location: Riverside (and surrounding areas) and Long Beach, CA

Instruments: Jake (Riverside and Long Beach), Laverne (Riverside and Long Beach), and Elwood (Riverside)

People: Andy AultCassandra GastonYing WangMelanie Zauscher, and Bob Moision

Collaborators: Dates: 11/11/2007-11/26/2007

Website:

Links:

 

 

Los Angeles Basin Mobile Study I (LABMS I)

Location: Long Beach and Riverside, CA

Instruments: Jake (Long Beach), Laverne (Long Beach and Riverside)

People: Andy AultCassandra GastonYing WangKerri PrattMelanie Zauscher, and Maggie Yandell

Collaborators:

Dates: 8/15/2007-9/7/2007

Website:

Links:

 

 

PAcific Dust EXperiment (PACDEX)

Location: Gosan (Jeju Island), South Korea

Instruments: Laverne

People: Andy Ault

Collaborators: Aihua Zhu and V. Ramanathan (SIO), Man-Hae Kim, Kim Ji Hyoung, and Prof. Yoon (Seoul National University), Jong Hwan Kim and Prof. Seong Soo Yum (Yonsei University)

Dates: 4/11/2007-5/15/2007

 

2006

San Diego Mobile Study

Location: San Ysidro, Encinitas, and Point Loma, CA

Instruments: Jake

People: Andy AultSharon Qin

Dates: 12/16/2006-12/19/2006

Website:

Links:

 

 

SIO Pier Study

Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Pier La Jolla, CA

Instruments: Elwood

People: Andy AultMeagan MooreHiroshi FurutaniRyan SullivanLindsay HatchJohn HolecekMaggie Yandell

Collaborators: Gerardo Dominguez, Mark Thiemens, Joanna Remiszewska, Piotr Flatau

Dates: 8/15/2006-10/3/2006

Website:

Links: Ship tracking website maintained by the Thiemens GroupWebsite discussing comparison of nephelometers by Piotr Flatau, Joanna Remiszewska, and Ryan Moffet at the end of the study

 

 

SOAR 3  

(Study of Organic Aerosols in Riverside)

 

Location: Riverside, California

Instruments: Shirley

People: Kerri Pratt & Matt Spencer

Other Groups & People: Molina Group (UCSD), Ziemann Group (UCR)

Dates: August 6 - August 21

Website:

Links:

 

MILAGRO

Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Instruments: Laverne

Person: Ryan Moffet

Other Groups: Excel File with Groups

Dates: 3/1/2006-3/31/2006

Website: http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/milagro/milagro_intro.html

Links: http://www.asp.bnl.gov/MAX-Mex.html

 

2005

SOAR 2  

(Study of Organic Aerosols in Riverside)

 

Location: Riverside, California

Instruments: JakeLaverne, and Shirley

People: Laura ShieldsSharon Qin Steve Toner, & Kerri PrattMatt Spencer

Other Groups and People: Ziemann Group (UCR)Jimenez Group (CU-Boulder)Goldstein Group (UC Berkeley), Suzanne Hering (Aerosol Dynamics), Thiemans Group (UCSD)Sioutas Group (USC)

Dates: October 30 - November 21 (Laverne), October 31 - November 21(Jake), November 1 - November 21 (Shirley)

Website: http://cires.colorado.edu/jimenez-group/Field/Riverside05/

Links: Pictures,

 

SOAR 1 

(Study of Organic Aerosols in Riverside)

Location: Riverside, California

Instruments: JakeLaverne, and Shirley

People: Laura ShieldsSharon Qin,  Kerri PrattMatt SpencerJohn HolecekRyan MoffetGary Poon

Other Groups:  Ziemann Group (UCR)Jimenez Group (CU-Boulder)Schauer Group (UW-Madison)Sioutas Group (USC)Eatough Group (BYU)Weber Group (Georgia Tech), Suzanne Hering (Aerosol Dynamics), Doug Worsnop (Aerodyne)Arey Group (UCR),  Atkinson Group (UCR)Dennis Fitz (UCR)Hopke Group (Clarkson),Thiemans Group (UCSD), & Rafael Villalobos-Pietrini (National Autonomous U. of Mexico)

Dates: July 29 - August 15 (Laverne), July 22 - August 15 (Jake), August 3 - August 15 (Shirley)

Website: http://cires.colorado.edu/jimenez-group/Field/Riverside05/

Links: Pictures,

 

 

 

 

2004

  

Freeway Study II

 

Location: 1-5 on UCSD Campus

Instruments: LaverneElwoodJake

People: Steve Toner and Laura Shields

Other Groups: Kleeman (UC Davis)

Dates: July 21-Aug 25, 2004

Links: Pictures,

 

APMEX

 (ABC Post-Monsoon EXperiment)

 

Location: Maldive Islands

Instruments: Laverne

People: John Holecek and Matt Spencer

Other Groups: Ramanathan (SIO-UCSD)Holben (NASA)Ogren (NOAA)Prospero (U Miami)Schauer (UW-Madison)

Dates:

Website: http://www-c4.ucsd.edu/ProjectABC/APMEX/october2004campaign.htm

Links: Pictures,

 

CIFEX

(California Indirect Forcing EXperiment)

 

Location: Trinidad Head, California

Instruments: Laverne

People: John Holecek and Matt Spencer

Other Groups: Ramanathan Group (SIO-UCSD)Eric Wilcox (Princeton)Andrew Heymsfield (NCAR), and Rodi Group (Wyoming)

Dates Running: April 1-23, 2004 (prelim. data March 27th-31st)

Website: http://www-indoex.ucsd.edu/cifex/

 

 

CALCOFI (CALifornia Cooperative

Oceanic Fisheries Investigations)

 

Location: Off the Coast of Southern California

Instruments: Elwood

People: Hiroshi Furutani and Manuel Dall'Osto

Other Groups: http://www.calcofi.org/newhome/index.htm

Dates: November 2-19, 2004

Website: http://www.calcofi.org/newhome/index.htm

Links: Pictures, NOAA site,

 

 

 

2003

 

 

 

Fine and Coarse Concentrator Study at the EPA in North Carolina

 

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Instruments: Jake and Laverne

People: Ryan Moffet and Laura Shields, Michele Sipin

Host: EPA Human Studies Facility

Dates: Laverne (Aug 18 - 30) Both (Aug 28 - Sept 9, 2003)

Links: Pictures

 

Ultrafine Particle Concentrator Study at NYU-EPA

 

Location: Tuxedo Park, New York

Instruments: Jake

People: Michele Sipin and Matt Spencer

Other Groups:

Dates: Aug 17 - 27, 2003

Website:

 

 

Ultrafine Particle Concentrator Study at Harvard

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Instruments: Jake

People: Yongxuan SuMichelle Sipin, Sharon Qin, and Matt Spencer

Dates: Aug 4 - 16, 2003

Links: Pictures

 

 

HDDV (Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicle) Dyno Testing

 

Location: Riverside, California (Ralph's Distribution Center)

Instruments: Jake and Laverne

People: Steve Toner and Dave Sodeman

Other Groups: WVU (transportable dyno people), Kleeman (UC Davis)

Dates: May 15 - July 8, 2003

Links: Pictures,

 

 

 

 

2002

  

Utah Rocket, Coal, & Biomass Sampling

 

Location: Hill Air Force Base (Rocket test) and University of Utah (coal and biomass sampling)

Instruments: Jake and Laverne

People: Steve Toner and Dave Sodeman

Dates: Sept 23 - Oct 4, 2002

Links: Pictures,

 

LDV (Light Duty Vehicle) Dyno Testing at CARB

 

Location: El Monte, California (CARB Testing Facility)

Instruments: Jake and Laverne

People: Steve Toner and Dave Sodeman

Other Groups: Michael Kleeman (UC-Davis)

Dates: Aug 23 - Sept 17, 2002

Website:

 

Lab Testing of Composite Model Rocket Emissions

 

Location: Prather Laboratory at UCSD

Instruments: Jake and Laverne

People: Steve Toner and Dave Sodeman

Other Groups: Jamie Schauer (UW-Madison)

Dates: July 22 - 26, 2002

Links: Pictures

 

ANARChE

(Aerosol Nucleation and Real-time Characterization Experiment)

 

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Instruments: Jake

People: Yongxuan Su and Michele Sipin

Other Groups:

Dates: August 4 - 11, 2002

 

Rochester Concentrator/Ambient Study

 

Location: Rochester, New York

Instruments: Jake

People: Yongxuan Su and Michele Sipin

Other Groups:

Dates: June 11 - June 18, 2002

 

 

 

 

2001

  

PM2.5 Technology Assessment and Characterization Study-New York (PMTACS-NY)

Location: New York Supersite

Instruments: Elwood

People: Hiroshi Furutani Michele Sipin, Anne

Other Investigators: Kenneth L. Demerjian, ASRC / DEAS (U at Albany), G. G. Lala, J. Schwab, V. Mohnen, and U. Roychowdhury, ASRCUniversity at Albany, P. Galvin, R. Gibbs, D. Felton and T. Lanni, New York State DEC, C. Kolb, M. Zahniser, and D. Worsnop, Aerodyne Research, Inc., S. Herring, Aerosol Dynamics, Inc., D. Imre,Brookhaven National Laboratory, P. Hopke, Clarkson University , W. Brune, Penn State University , L. Husain, N. Kim, X. Zhou, NYS Department of Health, R. Weber, Georgia Institute of Technology, J. Zamurs, NYS Department of Transportation , H. Patashnick, Rupprecht and Patashnick Co., Inc.

Dates: June 30 - August 3, 2001

Website: http://www.asrc.cestm.albany.edu/pmtacsny/

Links: Pictures,

 

ACE - Asia

(Aerosol Characterization Experiments)

 

Location: Sea of Japan aboard R/V Ronald Brown

Instruments: Elwood

People: Sergio Guazzotti and Dave Sodeman

Other Groups: Platforms and Participants

Dates: March 14 - April 20, 2001

Website: ACE-Asia Website

 

CRPAQS

(California Regional Particulates Air Quality Study)

 

Location: Fresno and Angiola

Instruments: Jake (Fresno) and Elwood (Angiola)

People: George Khairallah and Dave Suess (Fresno), Jeff Whiteaker and Keith Coffee (Angiola)

Other Groups:

Dates: November 30, 2000 - February 4, 2001

Website: Prather Lab Site

 

HDDV Dyno Study

 

Location:

Instruments: Elwood

People: Dave Suess

Other Groups:

Dates:

 

 

 

 

2000

  

Utah Source: Military base & Sandblasting

 

Location: Hill Air Force Base in Utah

Instruments: Jake

People: Dave Suess and Keith Coffee

Dates: November 14 - 19, 2000

 

TexAQS

(Texas Air Quality Study)

 

Location: Houston, Texas

Instruments: Jake (La Porte) & Elwood (Aldine)

People: Dave SodemanKeith CoffeeRyan Wenzel, Anne, Sylvia Pastor

Other Groups: Participants Page

Dates: August 15 - September 15, 2000

Website: TexAQS Study

 

Vehicle Emission Study at the Caldecott Tunnel II

 

Location: Caldecott Tunnel, Berkeley, CA

Instruments: Jake

People: Dave Suess and Ryan Wenzel

Other Groups: Deborah Gross

Dates: July 20 - Aug 2, 2000

Website:

Links: Video from Deborah Gross,

 

Machine Shop Study

 

Location: Chemistry Machine at the University of California Riverside

Instruments: Elwood

People: Rich Carlin

Dates: June, 2000

 

Print Shop Study

Location: University of California Riverside Print Shop

Instruments:

People: Rich Carlin

Dates: March, 2000

 

Riverside Ambient Monitoring

Location: University of California Riverside Campus

Instruments:

People: Everybody

Dates: October, 1999 - April, 2000

 

 

1999

  

Coal Combustion at the

Combustion Research Center

 

Location: University of Utah's Combustion Research Center (UCRC) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Instruments: Elwood

People: Phil Silva and Dave Suess

Dates: September 27 - 30, 1999

Website: Salt Lake Source

 

Ambient Data from Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Location: University of Utah's Combustion Research Center (UCRC) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Instruments: Elwood

People: Phil Silva and Dave Suess

Dates: September 14 - 25, 1999

Website: Salt Lake Ambient

 

Atlanta Supersite

 

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Instruments: Elwood

People: Don-Yuan Liu and Ryan Wenzel

Dates: August 9-31, 1999

 

 

INDOEX

(Indian Ocean Experiment)

 

Location: The Maldives and Indian Ocean aboard the RSV Ronald Brown

Instruments: Elwood

People: Sergio Guazzotti and Keith Coffee

Other Groups: List of Other Groups

Dates: January 20 - April 4, 1999

Website: UCSD-SIO Site

 

Prelude to the California Regional Particulate Matter Air Quality Study (CRPAQS)

 

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Instruments: Jake

People: Jeff Whiteaker and Dave Suess

Other Groups:

Dates: January 6 - 29, 1999

Website: BakersfieldCARB Publications

 

 

1998

  

Freeway Study

 

Location: Environmental Research Laboratory in Riverside, CA

Instruments: Jake and Elwood

People: Deborah GrossEric GardMarkus GälliBrad MorricalPhil SilvaChris NobleDave SuessDon-Yuan Liu,Keith CoffeeSylvia PastorDavid Fergenson, Rich Carlin, Tas Dienes, and Jeff Whiteaker

Other Groups:

Dates: July 31 - August 10, 1998

Website: Freeway Study

 

Dynamometer Vehicle Emission Study

 

Location: El Monte, CA at the California Air Resources Board's Haagen-Smit Laboratory

Instruments: Jake and Elwood

People: Deborah Gross and Phil Silva

Other Groups: Glen Cass (Caltech)

Dates: July 27 - 31, 1998

Websites: Dynamometer StudyCARB

 

Visibility Study at the Grand Canyon

 

Location: Grand Canyon, Arizona

Instruments: Elwood

People: Dave SuessDon-Yuan LiuJoe MayerMarkus Gälli, and Kim Prather

Dates: June 21 - July 12, 1998

Website: Grand Canyon Website and Grand Canyon Pics (Thumbnails)

 

 The Beast Moves to its New Home

 

Location: University of California Riverside Prather Laboratory

Instruments: The Beast

People: Brad Morrical, Rich Carlin, Don-Yuan LiuMarkus GälliJoe MayerPhil SilvaChris Noble, and Jeff Whiteaker

Dates: March 28, 1998

Website: Beast Move

 

 

1997

  

Vehicle Emission Study at the Caldecott Tunnel

 

Location: Berkeley, CA

Instruments: Elwood

People: Deborah GrossMarkus GälliPhil Silva, and Sylvia Pastor

Other Groups: Glen Cass (Caltech),

Dates: November 14 – 22, 1997

Website: http://www.atofms.ucsd.edu/caldecott.html

 

SCOS-NARSTO 97

(Southern California Ozone Study-North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone)

 

Location: Mt. Wilson, CA and CE-CERT at UCR

Instruments: Jake (Mt. Wilson) and Elwood (CE-CERT)

People: Deborah GrossEric GardMarkus GälliBrad MorricalPhil SilvaChris NobleDave SuessDon-Yuan Liu,Keith CoffeeSylvia PastorDavid Fergenson, Rich Carlin, Tas Dienes, and Jeff Whiteaker

Other Groups: http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/scos/sponsors.htm

Dates: June 29 - July 7, 1997

Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/scos/scos.htm

Links: Prather Lab Sites (Mount Wilson and UCR-CERT)Mount Wilson ObservatoryCE-CERT

 

SCOS-NARSTO 97

(Southern California Ozone Study-North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone)

  • Particle Phase 1

Location: Central Los Angeles (Jake) and Azusa (Elwood)

Instruments: Jake and Elwood

People: Deborah GrossEric GardMarkus GälliBrad MorricalPhil SilvaChris NobleDave SuessDon-Yuan Liu,Keith CoffeeSylvia PastorDavid Fergenson, Rich Carlin, Tas Dienes, and Jeff Whiteaker

Other Groups: http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/scos/sponsors.htm

Dates: August 15-29, 1997

Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/scos/scos.htm

Links: Prather Lab Sites (Central Los AngelesAzusa)

 

SCOS-NARSTO 97

 (Southern California Ozone Study-North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone)

  • Particle Phase 2

Location: Diamond Bar, CA (Jake) and Mira Loma, CA (Elwood)

Instruments: Jake and Elwood

People: Deborah GrossEric GardMarkus GälliBrad MorricalPhil SilvaChris NobleDave SuessDon-Yuan Liu,Keith CoffeeSylvia PastorDavid Fergenson, Rich Carlin, Tas Dienes, and Jeff Whiteaker

Other Groups: http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/scos/sponsors.htm

Dates: September 2 - 30, 1997

Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/scos/scos.htm

Links: Prather Lab Sites (Diamond BarMira Loma)

 

Clean Air Fair

 

Location: Victorville, CA

Instruments: Jake

People:

Dates: May 9, 1997

Website: Clean Air Fair

Links: Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (Sponsor)

 

 

 

1996

  

Marine Particle Transport Study

 

Location: Long Beach, CA and Fullerton, CA

Instruments: Jake (Long Beach) and Elwood (Fullerton)

People: Deborah GrossEric GardMarkus GälliBrad Morrical

Other Groups:

Dates: September 20 - October 4, 1996

Links: Long Beach SiteFullerton Site