Christman Field Latest Observations
Date Time
MST
Temp
°F
RH
%
DewPt
°F
Wind
mph
Dir
°
Gust
mph
Dir
°
Press
in Hg
Solar
W/m^2
Prec
in
2020-08-04 01:30 61.5 67.6 50.7 7.4 305 8.9 292 24.952 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 01:25 61.7 66.9 50.6 7.6 290 9.3 284 24.953 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 01:20 61.9 66.6 50.6 6.7 303 8.7 299 24.957 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 01:15 62.3 66.6 51.1 6.1 317 7.8 296 24.954 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 01:10 62.4 66.6 51.1 6.3 294 7.8 300 24.953 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 01:05 61.8 67.6 51.0 8.4 305 9.1 310 24.954 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 01:00 61.0 69.0 50.8 8.8 297 9.6 294 24.958 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:55 61.0 67.7 50.3 6.2 305 8.0 305 24.952 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:50 60.9 68.4 50.5 6.0 317 6.4 313 24.957 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:45 62.6 64.2 50.3 4.5 313 5.5 314 24.964 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:40 63.0 64.1 50.6 2.5 319 3.2 319 24.970 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:35 62.7 63.8 50.3 1.2 297 1.8 296 24.974 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:30 62.6 65.5 50.9 3.1 296 3.8 303 24.976 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:25 62.4 64.3 50.2 3.9 305 4.3 306 24.975 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:20 62.3 65.0 50.4 2.6 305 3.2 306 24.976 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:15 62.3 65.4 50.6 1.9 304 2.6 304 24.975 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:10 62.2 65.1 50.3 4.0 304 4.9 317 24.971 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:05 61.6 66.1 50.2 5.5 317 6.0 317 24.971 0.0 0.00
2020-08-04 00:00 61.1 65.4 49.4 5.4 317 5.9 317 24.972 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:55 61.1 67.8 50.4 4.5 318 5.6 318 24.969 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:50 61.8 66.1 50.4 3.5 285 3.9 282 24.967 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:45 61.5 66.4 50.2 3.5 298 4.1 298 24.971 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:40 62.6 64.3 50.4 3.4 346 4.1 346 24.974 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:35 63.3 62.9 50.4 4.5 346 5.1 348 24.976 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:30 64.2 61.5 50.7 3.4 330 3.8 330 24.978 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:25 65.0 60.3 50.9 3.1 323 4.3 327 24.979 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:20 65.7 58.2 50.6 0.6 36 1.1 36 24.980 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:15 65.5 59.0 50.8 0.7 36 1.9 91 24.982 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:10 66.5 58.5 51.5 0.8 91 2.0 91 24.983 0.0 0.00
2020-08-03 23:05 68.1 55.1 51.4 0.0 91 0.0 91 24.981 0.0 0.00
CIRA

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

Derek Day


Job Title:
Research Associate III
Phone Number:

970-491-8354

Fax Number:

970-491-8241

Mailing Addresss:
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

Colorado State University

1375 Campus Delivery

Fort Collins, CO 80523-1375
Office Location:
CIRA Room 006
About Me:

Derek Day received BS and MS degrees in 1990 and 1992 respectively from Northern Arizona University. Both degrees were related to chemistry and environmental science. My areas of interest include the formation, transport, and impacts of ambient aerosols. I’ve worked at CIRA since 1992 and been involved in several large field campaigns at national parks investigating the physical, chemical, and optical properties of ambient aerosols. My particular area of expertise is aerosol light scattering as a function of relative humidity.

Past Work

Hygroscopicity of aerosol generated from burning two different forest fire fuels

Thursday, March 13, 2014

DerekDayFigureThe figure shows data from smoke aerosols. The left hand plots show relative chemical composition from electron microscopy, while the right hand plots show aerosol particle growth as a function of humidity as measured by nephelometry. Note the top set of plots depict a non-hygroscopic aerosol dominated by carbon, while the lower set of plots show an aerosol which takes up significant water and is composed of significant quantities of inorganic species. In this study we have shown that aerosol water uptake is dominated by the inorganic component of smoke aerosols.