HKUST Air Quality Research Supersite Facility


Outdoor sensors and samplers

# Equipment
1 10-m AWS tower (Horizontal wind, Pressure, Rainfall, RH, Solar irradiance, Temperature) with Visibility Sensor (Model 6000, Belfort Instrument Company)
2 Hi Vol Air Samplers (G1200-2.5, Andersen Instruments Inc.)
3 SASS Air Samplers (SASS Speciation Sampler, Met ONE Instruments Inc.)
4 Sequential Air Samplers (Partisol-Plus 2025, Thermal Scientific)
5 3D Doppler LIDAR (WINDCUBE 100S, Leosphere)

Indoor instrumentation

# Instrument Measurements
1 MARGA Ambient Air Analyzer (ADI 2080 1S, Metrohm AG) Ions in the ambient, e.g. ammonium and sulfate
2 Synchronized Hybrid Ambient Real-time Particulate Monitor SHARP (5030, Thermo Scientific) PM2.5
3 Aethalometer (AE33, Magee Scientific) Black carbon
4 Micro Pulse Lidar (MPL-4B-532, Sigma Space Corporation) Vertical profile of atmospheric aerosols
5 Gas Analyzers System including SO2 (100A, API Inc.), NO/NO2/NOx (200E, Teledyne Instruments Inc.), CO (300A, API Inc.), O3 (400E, Teledyne Instruments Inc.) and CO2 (360E, Teledyne Instruments Inc.) CO, O3, NO/NO2/NOx, SO2 and CO2
6 Online EC/OC Analyzer (Sunset) Elemental carbon and organic carbon in atmospheric aerosols
7 Real-Time VOC Analyzer (AIRSENSE, V&F Analyse- und Messtechnik GmbH) - temporarily moved to laboratory for aerosol experiments Ambient VOC
8 High-resolution Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (HR-ToF-AMS, Aerodyne Research Inc.) Non-refractory composition of aerosols
9 Cloud Condensation Nuclei Counter (CCN-200, Droplet Measurement Technologies Inc.) Cloud condensation nuclei
10 Humidified Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer (2000C, Brechtel Manufacturing Inc.) Hygroscopic growth of aerosols
11 Fast Mobility Particle Sizer Spectrometer (3091 FMPS, TSI Inc.) Number size distribution of ultrafine particles
12 Online XRF monitor Metals in atmospheric aerosols
13 TAG/GC-MS Semi-volatiles in atmospheric aerosols