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Zaveri et al. 2012

Zaveri, R.A., W.J. Shaw, D.J. Cziczo, B. Schmid, R.A. Ferrare, M.L. Alexander, M. Alexandrov, R.J. Alvarez, W.P. Arnott, D.B. Atkinson, S. Baidar, R.M. Banta, J.C. Barnard, J. Beranek, L.K. Berg, F. Brechtel, W.A. Brewer, J.F. Cahill, B. Cairns, C.D. Cappa, D. Chand, S. China, J.M. Comstock, M.K. Dubey, R.C. Easter, M.H. Erickson, J.D. Fast, C. Floerchinger, B.A. Flowers, E. Fortner, J.S. Gaffney, M.K. Gilles, K. Gorkowski, W.I. Gustafson, M. Gyawali, J. Hair, R.M. Hardesty, J.W. Harworth, S. Herndon, N. Hiranuma, C. Hostetler, J.M. Hubbe, J.T. Jayne, H. Jeong, B.T. Jobson, E.I. Kassianov, L.I. Kleinman, C. Kluzek, B. Knighton, K.R. Kolesar, C. Kuang, A. Kubátová, A.O. Langford, A. Laskin, N. Laulainen, R.D. Marchbanks, C. Mazzoleni, F. Mei, R.C. Moffet, D. Nelson, M.D. Obland, H. Oetjen, T.B. Onasch, I. Ortega, M. Ottaviani, M. Pekour, K.A. Prather, J.G. Radney, R.R. Rogers, S.P. Sandberg, A. Sedlacek, C.J. Senff, G. Senum, A. Setyan, J.E. Shilling, M. Shrivastava, C. Song, S.R. Springston, R. Subramanian, K. Suski, J. Tomlinson, R. Volkamer, H.W. Wallace, J. Wang, A.M. Weickmann, D.R. Worsnop, X.-Y. Yu, A. Zelenyuk, and Q. Zhang, 2012: Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES). Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 7647-7687, doi:10.5194/acp-12-7647-2012.

Substantial uncertainties still exist in the scientific understanding of the possible interactions between urban and natural (biogenic) emissions in the production and transformation of atmospheric aerosol and the resulting impact on climate change. The US Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program's Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) carried out in June 2010 in Central Valley, California, was a comprehensive effort designed to improve this understanding. The primary objective of the field study was to investigate the evolution of secondary organic and black carbon aerosols and their climate-related properties in the Sacramento urban plume as it was routinely transported into the forested Sierra Nevada foothills area. Urban aerosols and trace gases experienced significant physical and chemical transformations as they mixed with the reactive biogenic hydrocarbons emitted from the forest. Two heavily-instrumented ground sites — one within the Sacramento urban area and another about 40 km to the northeast in the foothills area — were set up to characterize the evolution of meteorological variables, trace gases, aerosol precursors, aerosol size, composition, and climate-related properties in freshly polluted and "aged" urban air. On selected days, the DOE G-1 aircraft was deployed to make similar measurements upwind and across the evolving Sacramento plume in the morning and again in the afternoon. The NASA B-200 aircraft, carrying remote sensing instruments, was also deployed to characterize the vertical and horizontal distribution of aerosols and aerosol optical properties within and around the plume. This overview provides: (a) the scientific background and motivation for the study, (b) the operational and logistical information pertinent to the execution of the study, (c) an overview of key observations and initial results from the aircraft and ground-based sampling platforms, and (d) a roadmap of planned data analyses and focused modeling efforts that will facilitate the integration of new knowledge into improved representations of key aerosol processes in climate models.

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  author={Zaveri, R. A. and Shaw, W. J. and Cziczo, D. J. and Schmid, B. and Ferrare, R. A. and Alexander, M. L. and Alexandrov, M. and Alvarez, R. J. and Arnott, W. P. and Atkinson, D. B. and Baidar, S. and Banta, R. M. and Barnard, J. C. and Beranek, J. and Berg, L. K. and Brechtel, F. and Brewer, W. A. and Cahill, J. F. and Cairns, B. and Cappa, C. D. and Chand, D. and China, S. and Comstock, J. M. and Dubey, M. K. and Easter, R. C. and Erickson, M. H. and Fast, J. D. and Floerchinger, C. and Flowers, B. A. and Fortner, E. and Gaffney, J. S. and Gilles, M. K. and Gorkowski, K. and Gustafson, W. I. and Gyawali, M. and Hair, J. and Hardesty, R. M. and Harworth, J. W. and Herndon, S. and Hiranuma, N. and Hostetler, C. and Hubbe, J. M. and Jayne, J. T. and Jeong, H. and Jobson, B. T. and Kassianov, E. I. and Kleinman, L. I. and Kluzek, C. and Knighton, B. and Kolesar, K. R. and Kuang, C. and Kubátová, A. and Langford, A. O. and Laskin, A. and Laulainen, N. and Marchbanks, R. D. and Mazzoleni, C. and Mei, F. and Moffet, R. C. and Nelson, D. and Obland, M. D. and Oetjen, H. and Onasch, T. B. and Ortega, I. and Ottaviani, M. and Pekour, M. and Prather, K. A. and Radney, J. G. and Rogers, R. R. and Sandberg, S. P. and Sedlacek, A. and Senff, C. J. and Senum, G. and Setyan, A. and Shilling, J. E. and Shrivastava, M. and Song, C. and Springston, S. R. and Subramanian, R. and Suski, K. and Tomlinson, J. and Volkamer, R. and Wallace, H. W. and Wang, J. and Weickmann, A. M. and Worsnop, D. R. and Yu, X.-Y. and Zelenyuk, A. and Zhang, Q.},
  title={Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)},
  journal={Atmos. Chem. Phys.},

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AU  - Zaveri, R. A.
AU  - Shaw, W. J.
AU  - Cziczo, D. J.
AU  - Schmid, B.
AU  - Ferrare, R. A.
AU  - Alexander, M. L.
AU  - Alexandrov, M.
AU  - Alvarez, R. J.
AU  - Arnott, W. P.
AU  - Atkinson, D. B.
AU  - Baidar, S.
AU  - Banta, R. M.
AU  - Barnard, J. C.
AU  - Beranek, J.
AU  - Berg, L. K.
AU  - Brechtel, F.
AU  - Brewer, W. A.
AU  - Cahill, J. F.
AU  - Cairns, B.
AU  - Cappa, C. D.
AU  - Chand, D.
AU  - China, S.
AU  - Comstock, J. M.
AU  - Dubey, M. K.
AU  - Easter, R. C.
AU  - Erickson, M. H.
AU  - Fast, J. D.
AU  - Floerchinger, C.
AU  - Flowers, B. A.
AU  - Fortner, E.
AU  - Gaffney, J. S.
AU  - Gilles, M. K.
AU  - Gorkowski, K.
AU  - Gustafson, W. I.
AU  - Gyawali, M.
AU  - Hair, J.
AU  - Hardesty, R. M.
AU  - Harworth, J. W.
AU  - Herndon, S.
AU  - Hiranuma, N.
AU  - Hostetler, C.
AU  - Hubbe, J. M.
AU  - Jayne, J. T.
AU  - Jeong, H.
AU  - Jobson, B. T.
AU  - Kassianov, E. I.
AU  - Kleinman, L. I.
AU  - Kluzek, C.
AU  - Knighton, B.
AU  - Kolesar, K. R.
AU  - Kuang, C.
AU  - Kubátová, A.
AU  - Langford, A. O.
AU  - Laskin, A.
AU  - Laulainen, N.
AU  - Marchbanks, R. D.
AU  - Mazzoleni, C.
AU  - Mei, F.
AU  - Moffet, R. C.
AU  - Nelson, D.
AU  - Obland, M. D.
AU  - Oetjen, H.
AU  - Onasch, T. B.
AU  - Ortega, I.
AU  - Ottaviani, M.
AU  - Pekour, M.
AU  - Prather, K. A.
AU  - Radney, J. G.
AU  - Rogers, R. R.
AU  - Sandberg, S. P.
AU  - Sedlacek, A.
AU  - Senff, C. J.
AU  - Senum, G.
AU  - Setyan, A.
AU  - Shilling, J. E.
AU  - Shrivastava, M.
AU  - Song, C.
AU  - Springston, S. R.
AU  - Subramanian, R.
AU  - Suski, K.
AU  - Tomlinson, J.
AU  - Volkamer, R.
AU  - Wallace, H. W.
AU  - Wang, J.
AU  - Weickmann, A. M.
AU  - Worsnop, D. R.
AU  - Yu, X.-Y.
AU  - Zelenyuk, A.
AU  - Zhang, Q.
PY  - 2012
TI  - Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)
JA  - Atmos. Chem. Phys.
VL  - 12
SP  - 7647
EP  - 7687
DO  - 10.5194/acp-12-7647-2012
ER  -

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