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FAAM B634 SONATA and EUFAR flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Citable
Publication Date: 2014-07-14
DOI Publication Date: 2018-01-17
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Abstract

Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft collected for School ON Aircraft Techniques for the studies of Atmospheric chemistry (SONATA) and European Facility for Airborne Research in Environmental and Geo-sciences (EUFAR) projects.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2018): FAAM B634 SONATA and EUFAR flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, 17 January 2018. doi:10.5285/afd8900efd46474fb839f5cb0aa46f70. http://dx.doi.org/10.5285/afd8900efd46474fb839f5cb0aa46f70
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: SONATA, EUFAR, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

Details

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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/faam_core.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data were collected by instrument scientists during the flight before preparation and delivery for archiving at the NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre.

Data Quality:
Data collected by flight participants before preparation for archival with the British Atmospheric Data Centre
File Format:
Data are netCDF and NASA-Ames formatted. Ancillary files may be plain ASCII or PDF formatted. Image files may be PNG formatted.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 FAAM BAE-146 flight B634
Output Description None
  • long_name: CDP Channel Number
  • var_id: CDPCH
  • names: CDP Channel Number
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_CAL
  • names: Calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: CDP_D_L_CAL
  • long_name: Calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • units: micron
  • names: Calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_CAL
  • names: Calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • units: micron
  • var_id: CDP_D_U_CAL
  • long_name: Calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • names: Calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • long_name: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_COMP
  • names: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • long_name: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_COMP
  • names: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Error in calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_ERR
  • names: Error in calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Error in calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: CDP_D_L_ERR
  • names: Error in calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Error in calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_ERR
  • names: Error in calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Error in calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: CDP_D_U_ERR
  • names: Error in calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: CDP_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for droplet concentration from CDP channels 2 to 30 included
  • names: Flag for droplet concentration from CDP channels 2 to 30 included
  • long_name: Flag for droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • var_id: PCAS2_FLAG
  • names: Flag for droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • long_name: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter lower limits as given in the instrument manual
  • units: micron
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_NOM
  • names: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter lower limits as given in the instrument manual
  • var_id: CDP_D_L_NOM
  • long_name: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter lower limits as given in the instrument manual
  • units: micron
  • names: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter lower limits as given in the instrument manual
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter upper limits as given in the instrument manual
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_NOM
  • names: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter upper limits as given in the instrument manual
  • var_id: CDP_D_U_NOM
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter upper limits as given in the instrument manual
  • names: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter upper limits as given in the instrument manual
  • long_name: PCASP (SPP200) Channel Number
  • var_id: PCAS2CH
  • names: PCASP (SPP200) Channel Number
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • var_id: PCAS2_01
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • var_id: PCAS2_10
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • var_id: PCAS2_11
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_12
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • var_id: PCAS2_13
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • var_id: PCAS2_14
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • var_id: PCAS2_15
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_16
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • var_id: PCAS2_17
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • var_id: PCAS2_18
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • var_id: PCAS2_19
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_02
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • var_id: PCAS2_20
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • var_id: PCAS2_21
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • var_id: PCAS2_22
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_23
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • var_id: PCAS2_24
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • var_id: PCAS2_25
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • var_id: PCAS2_26
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_27
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • var_id: PCAS2_28
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • var_id: PCAS2_29
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • var_id: PCAS2_03
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_30
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • var_id: PCAS2_04
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • var_id: PCAS2_05
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • var_id: PCAS2_06
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: PCAS2_07
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • var_id: PCAS2_08
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • var_id: PCAS2_09
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • var_id: PCAS2_01_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • var_id: PCAS2_10_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • var_id: PCAS2_11_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • var_id: PCAS2_12_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • var_id: PCAS2_13_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • var_id: PCAS2_14_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • var_id: PCAS2_15_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • var_id: PCAS2_16_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • var_id: PCAS2_17_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • var_id: PCAS2_18_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • var_id: PCAS2_19_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • var_id: PCAS2_02_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • var_id: PCAS2_20_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • var_id: PCAS2_21_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • var_id: PCAS2_22_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • var_id: PCAS2_23_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • var_id: PCAS2_24_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • var_id: PCAS2_25_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • var_id: PCAS2_26_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • var_id: PCAS2_27_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • var_id: PCAS2_28_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • var_id: PCAS2_29_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • var_id: PCAS2_03_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • var_id: PCAS2_30_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • var_id: PCAS2_04_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • var_id: PCAS2_05_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • var_id: PCAS2_06_err
  • units: percent
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • var_id: PCAS2_07_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • var_id: PCAS2_08_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • var_id: PCAS2_09_err
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • long_name: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_RI
  • names: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • long_name: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_RI
  • names: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • long_name: Time UTC integer seconds past midnight
  • var_id: Time
  • names: Time UTC integer seconds past midnight
  • var_id: PCAS2TSPM
  • long_name: Time UTC seconds past midnight for PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • standard_name: Time
  • names: Time, Time UTC seconds past midnight for PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • long_name: Volumetric sample flow rate through PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • var_id: PCAS2_FL
  • units: cm3 s-1
  • names: Volumetric sample flow rate through PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • var_id: PCAS2CON
  • names: droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 1
  • var_id: CDP_01
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 1
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_10
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 10
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 10
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 11
  • var_id: CDP_11
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 11
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 12
  • var_id: CDP_12
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 12
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 13
  • var_id: CDP_13
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 13
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_14
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 14
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 14
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 15
  • var_id: CDP_15
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 15
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 16
  • var_id: CDP_16
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 16
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 17
  • var_id: CDP_17
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 17
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_18
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 18
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 18
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 19
  • var_id: CDP_19
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 19
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 2
  • var_id: CDP_02
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 2
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 20
  • var_id: CDP_20
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 20
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_21
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 21
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 21
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 22
  • var_id: CDP_22
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 22
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 23
  • var_id: CDP_23
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 23
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 24
  • var_id: CDP_24
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 24
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_25
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 25
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 25
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 26
  • var_id: CDP_26
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 26
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 27
  • var_id: CDP_27
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 27
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 28
  • var_id: CDP_28
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 28
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_29
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 29
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 29
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 3
  • var_id: CDP_03
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 3
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 30
  • var_id: CDP_30
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 30
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 4
  • var_id: CDP_04
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 4
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_05
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 5
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 5
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 6
  • var_id: CDP_06
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 6
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 7
  • var_id: CDP_07
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 7
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 8
  • var_id: CDP_08
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 8
  • units: cm-3
  • var_id: CDP_09
  • long_name: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 9
  • names: droplet concentration in CDP size channel 9
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: total droplet concentration from CDP channels 2 to 30 included
  • var_id: CDP_CONC
  • names: total droplet concentration from CDP channels 2 to 30 included

Co-ordinate Variables

  • long_name: Time UTC seconds past midnight for CDP
  • var_id: CDP_TSPM
  • standard_name: time
  • names: time, Time UTC seconds past midnight for CDP
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-08-27T06:43:09
End time:
2011-08-27T12:46:41
Geographic Extent

 
44.5859°
 
12.6466°
 
15.1324°
 
42.0062°