Friday, January 20, 2012

ALAR Planning

Prof. Paul Shepson will be flying our group's airplane (Purdue ALAR, Airborne Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, a twin-engine Beechcraft Duchess) from West Lafayette, Indiana to Barrow, Alaska for the BROMEX field campaign.  Accompanying him will be our fantastic airplane mechanic Brian Stirm from Purdue's Department of Aviation Technology.

Here's the grand route they are planning:

Sunday, January 15, 2012

The CIMS Arrives at Purdue!

David Tanner, from Prof. Greg Huey's group at Georgia Tech, delivered our new chemical ionization mass spectrometer (CIMS) Thursday Jan. 12.  Now the fun really begins!  We'll be measuring molecular halogen species (Br2, Cl2, BrCl) during snow chamber studies in Barrow, Alaska!  Stay tuned!

Welcome to the Shepson Lab BROMEX blog!

Welcome to the Shepson Lab BROMEX blog!  From February - April 2012, we'll be heading to Barrow, Alaska for the NASA BRomine, Ozone, and Mercury EXperiment!  Stay tuned for all of our exciting adventures!