Archives for May 2013

Weekly Updates 5/19-5/25

The official start date of SOAS is quickly approaching and more and more people are starting to pack and make their way to the SEARCH site. Here is a summary of some interesting updates that happened this past week: 1.Instrument installation on NOAA’s P3 was completed, and test flights have been scheduled for this current […]

The Duchess of SOAS

Paul Shepson’s Duchess aircraft will come to Alabama to participate in SOAS. This image comes from the table of contents art in Kerri Pratt’s new Atmospheric Environment article! The paper, titled “Organosulfates in cloud water above the Ozarks’ isoprene source region”, can be found at:


All trailers (including office trailers) have been set up, level, connected to electricity, and passed the ac test.  Internet has also been connected at the tower and main trailer sites, while the office site will receive its connection next week. All trailers have also received their set of tables and chairs (ideal for sitting on […]

Planning meeting for SOAS documentaries

This morning, Professor Ann Marie Carlton and graduate student Khoi Nguyen met with Dena Seidel, Director of the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking, and Film Certificate students Jamie and Stephanie to go over documentary logistics for SOAS. Jamie and Stephanie will be coming to Alabama for two weeks to uncover and film exciting narratives about […]

A Portrait of the Tower as a Young Platform

Okay, this post may not be a James Joyce masterpiece, but these exclusive photos of the birth of the SOAS flux tower sure make up for it.  Thanks to Dennis Stripling, mayor of the the city of Brent, Alabama, we were able to get first row access to pictures of the installment of the tower. […]