GACP Field Campaigns

The following table lists field campaigns of interest to the aerosol community. Campaigns are listed in reverse chronological order by start date.

Campaign Name Field Activity Location(s) Field Activity Dates Organizing/Participating Institutions Objectives and Contact Person
INTEX-NA, ITCT (Intercontinental Chemical Transport Experiment - North America) Both coasts of US 2004
ITCT 2002 (Intercontinental Transport and Chemical Transformation of Anthropogenic Pollution) West coast of US 2002
MINOS (Mediterranean INtensive Oxidant Study) Mediterranean Sea 2001 Objectives
CLAMS (Chesapeake Lighthouse and Aircraft Measurements for Satellites) Chesapeake Bay, 25 km east of Virginia Beach, VA summer 2001 LaRC, JPL Objectives
Thomas Charlock
ACE-Asia (Asian-Pacific Regional Aerosol Characterization Experimen) East Asia, Western North Pacific Mar-Apr 2001 IGAC objectives
TRACE-P (TRAnsport and Chemical Evolution over the Pacific) Western North Pacific Mar-Apr 2001 NASA Global Tropospheric Experiment (GTE) objectives
SAFARI-2000 Southern Africa Aug-Sep 2000 Bob Swap
PRIDE / PELTI (Puerto RIco Dust Experiment) Puerto Rico 25 Jun-25 Jul 2000 • Participants: SC-SD, NRL, GSFC, NASA Ames,JPL, U of Miami;
• Sunphotometry (PDF)
• Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Jeff Reid
• Objectives (PDF)
ASTAR 2000 (Arctic Study of Tropospheric Aerosol and Radiation) * The measurements will be performed in the vicinity of Spitzbergen
* The aircraft measurements will be performed from Longyearbyen (78.2N, 15.7E)
* The ground-based measurements will be performed at Ny-Aalesund (78.9 N, 11.9E)
Mar-Apr 2000 * National Institute of Polar Research Tokyo, Japan (Principal Investigator: Takashi Yamanouchi)
* Alfred Wegener Institute of Polar and Marine Research Potsdam/Bremerhaven, Germany (Principal Investigator: Andreas Herber)
Andreas Herber
LINC (Lidar IN-situ Comparison) Bondville, IL (near Urbana-Champaign) 30 Aug-23 Sep 1999 (1) University of Washington (Dave Covert, Tad Anderson)
(2) University of Arizona (John Reagan)
(3) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Mark Rood)
Tad Anderson
INDOEX South Asia, Indian Ocean 1999
AEROSOLS 99 Atlantic 1999
PEM Tropics B 1999
Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia Amazonia Mar-Apr 1998,
Mar-May 1999,
Aug-Oct 1999
Paulo Artaxo
FIRE-ACE/SHEBA Arctic 1997-1998 Bob Curran
ACE-2 (North Atlantic Regional Aerosol Characterisation Experiment) North Atlantic Region 16 Jun-25 Jul 1997 IGAC
TARFOX (Tropospheric Aerosol Radiative Forcing Observational eXperiment) U.S. Eastern Seaboard Jul 1996 P.B.Russell, P.V.Hobbs, L.L. Stowe
PEM Tropics A 1996
ACE-1 (Southern Hemisphere Aerosol Characterization Experimen) Southwest Pacific Ocean and South of Australia 15 Nov-14 Dec 1995
SCAR-B (Smoke, Clouds And Radiation - Brazil) Brazil 17 Aug-20 Sep 1995 •Tim Suttles
ARMCAS (Arctic Radiation Measurement in Column Atmosphere-Surface System) Arctic 3-15 Jun 1995 • NASA GSFC
• University of Washington
Michael King
Peter Hobbs