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BIOARC: ground site real-time bioaerosol spectrometer datasets (2019-2021)

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2022-05-13
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2022-05-20
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 7 Files | 71MB


These datasets contain total, non-fluorescent and bio-fluorescent aerosol particle concentrations and particle size distributions collected with University of Manchester WIBS-4M an MBS-M spectrometers during the Towards a UK Airborne Bioaerosol Climatology (BIOARC) project.

Data was collected at the following ground sites:
Cardington Meteorological Research Unit: MBS-M, 11/04/2019 - 09/06/2019
Chilbolton Observatory: WIBS-4D, 14/05/2019 - 14/06/2019
Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: WIBS-4M, 03/06/2019 - 01/08/2019
Chilbolton Observatory: WIBS-4M, 10/09/2020 - 21/06/2021
Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: MBS-M, 15/09/2020 - 03/11/2019
Weybourne Atmospheric Observatory: MBS-M, 15/04/2021 - 16/07/2021

NERC reference NE/S002049/1

Citable as:  Crawford, I. (2022): BIOARC: ground site real-time bioaerosol spectrometer datasets (2019-2021). NERC EDS Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: NE/S002049/1


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Data were collected, quality controlled and prepared for archiving by the instrument scientists before upload to the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) for long term archiving.
Details of data processing methodology can be found in Crawford et al., (2015), DOI: 10.5194/amt-8-4979-2015 and Crawford et al., (2020), DOI: 10.3390/atmos11101039

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