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Near-surface aerosol measurement guidelines

Publications on Measurement Guidelines, Operating Procedures, and Intercomparison Exercises

General Guidelines on Aerosol Sampling, Instrument Setup, and Station Operation

Measurements of Particle Number Concentration

Measurements of Particle Number Size Distribution (fine mode)

Measurements of Particle Number Size Distribution (coarse mode)

Measurements of the Aerosol Particle Scattering Coefficient

Measurements of the Aerosol Particle Absorption Coefficient

Measurements of Aerosol Particle Mass Concentration

  • GAW report No. 200
    WMO/GAW report containing chapters on conducting, quality assuring, and reporting: 1) offline gravimetric measurements of the particle mass concentration following North American protocols; 2) online measurements of the particle mass concentration using attenuation of beta-radiation with the Met One Instruments BAM-1020 beta attenuation monitor.
  • EMEP manual for sampling and chemical analysis
    Operating procedure and quality assurance manual of the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme (EMEP), including sections on offline gravimetric measurements of the particle mass concentration following European protocols.

Measurements of Aerosol Particle Inorganic Chemical Composition

  • EMEP manual for sampling and chemical analysis
    Operating procedure and quality assurance manual of the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme (EMEP), including sections on offline measurements of particle-phase inorganic composition following European protocols.
  • GAW report No. 200
    WMO/GAW report containing a chapter on conducting, quality assuring, and reporting offline measurements of particle-phase inorganic composition.

Measurements of Particulate OC / EC concentrations

Measurements of Cloud Condensation Nucleus Concentration

Measurements of Aerosol Chemical Composition