Agia Marina Xyliatou

The Agia Marina station is situated at a remote site in the center of the island (35.04N; 33.06E; 535m above sea level), close to the villages of Agia Marina and Xyliatos, at the Forestry Department premises of “Agia Marina Xyliatou”. The station is a collaboration with the Department of Labour Inspection (which is in charge of the air quality network in Cyprus), and is also the EMEP rural station for Cyprus since 1997.

The station is currently composed of two 15m² containers fully equipped with high capacity air condition units, electricity (single and three phase) up to 45A, two UPS units, remote video control and alarm system, lab benches, 19” racks, fast internet connection and standard atmospheric inlets for gases and aerosols.

The instrumentation currently operating consist of three Magee AE33 Aethalometers (PM1, TSP, and PMcoarse through experimental virtual impactor), an Ecotech Auora 4000 Nephelometer, a TSI Aerosol Particle Sizer, a TSI Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer, a Aerodyne Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM) and a camel CE318 sun photometer. In collaboration with the Interuniversity Laboratory of Atmospheric Systems (LISA, France), CAO operates an ICARE CARAGA to measure dry and wet deposition. The university of Helsinki is currently operating an Airel Neutral cluster and Air Ion Spectrometer and an Airmodus Particle Size Magnifier connected to a Condensation Particle Counter.

Hosted Instruments

A11 nCNC

Manufacturer: AirModus

Model: bCPC13 + PSM16

Measures: Particle Counter

Aethalometer

Manufacturer: Magee Scientific

Model: AE33

Measures: Particulate Absorption TSP

Aethalometer

Manufacturer: Magee Scientific

Model: AE33

Measures: Particulate Absorption PM1

Aethalometer

Manufacturer: Magee Scientific

Model: AE33

Measures: Particulate Absorption VI

CARAGA

Manufacturer: ICARE Ingénierie Company & LISA

Model:

Measures: Dry & wet atmospheric deposition

Filter Sampler

Manufacturer: Leckel

Model: SEQ47/50

Measures:

Fine dust monitor

Manufacturer: PALAS

Model: FIDAS 200

Measures: PM concentrations

NAIS

Manufacturer: AIREL

Model: prototype

Measures: Size distribution 0.8-40 nm

Nephelometer

Manufacturer: Ecotech

Model: Aurora4000

Measures: Aerosol Scattering

Pyranometer

Manufacturer: Kipp and Zonen

Model: CMP22

Measures: indirect solar irradiance

Pyrgeometer

Manufacturer: Kipp and Zonen

Model: CGR4

Measures: near-surface infra-red radiation

Pyrheliometer

Manufacturer: Kipp and Zonen

Model: CHP1

Measures: direct solar irradiance

Sun Photometer

Manufacturer: CIMEL ELECTRONIQUE

Model: CE 348NE

Measures: AOD

Sun Tracker

Manufacturer: Kipp and Zonen

Model: Solys2

Measures:

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