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ATom: In Situ Data from Caltech Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer (CIT-CIMS), V2

This dataset provides the concentrations of gas-phase organic and inorganic analytes measured by the California Institute of Technology (CIT) Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer (CIMS), or CIT-CIMS, flown on the NASA DC-8 aircraft during the four ATom campaigns. The CIT-CIMS employs CF3O-ion chemistry with two independent mass spectrometers (compact time-of-flight and triple quadrupole) to enable sensitive and specific measurements of atmospheric trace gases. The measurements include hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), hydrogen cyanide (HCN), nitric acid (HNO3), methyl hydrogen peroxide (CH3OOH), peroxyacetic acid (C2O3H4), peroxynitric acid (HO2NO2), and sulfur dioxide (SO2), in units of parts-per-trillion-by-volume.

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