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Frustrating Week

We have had some pretty frustrating challenges this week, mostly with the instruments. The NOx cable connection is extremely weak – every time we so much as touch the NOx box, it powers off, making data download really finicky and … Continue reading

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New Installment!

This past week held some major successes for us. We spent last Tuesday and Wednesday planning and constructing our particle sampling tower. It was really fun, I used a ton of tools that I’ve never used before in my life! … Continue reading

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Independence

We had a couple of big successes this past week! First, Deanna wrote out a checklist of tasks for Fry and I to complete at the field. The test: to do it all on our own. And despite it taking … Continue reading

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My first three days: Already in the field twice!

I arrived for my first day this past Wednesday and spent it getting familiar with the main instruments of ARTEMIS: the NOx and O3 monitors and their calibration units. Much of my day was spent learning how to operate them, … Continue reading

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