[CF-metadata] Clarifying standard names for 'mass_concentration_of_*_dry_aerosol_particles'

Steven Emmerson emmerson at ucar.edu
Mon Aug 14 12:39:56 MDT 2017


On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 9:29 AM, Daniel Neumann <
daniel.neumann at io-warnemuende.de> wrote:

> Steve,
>
> Thank you for your comment.
>
> I am not sure whether I got the comment correct: It does not become clear
> which mass per which volume is described by  "mass_concentration_of_X_in_dry_aerosol_in_air"?
> You mean ambiguity whether it is either 'mass of X' in the volume of
> 'dry_aerosol_in_air' of 'only mass of X, which is in dry aerosol' in the
> volume of 'air'? With respect to the guide you linked: it does not become
> what 'B' actually is? Thus, I should re-think the order and the connecting
> prepositions?
>
> Or do want to point out that the terms "atmosphere_mass_content_*" and
> "mass_concentration_*_in_air" might be problematic in general?
>

The latter.

Regards,
Steve Emmerson
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