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FAAM B607 FENNEC, LADUNEX 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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Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft collected for Fennec - The Saharan Climate System (FENNEC), EUFAR Lagrangian Dust Source Inversion Experiment 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 B607 FENNEC, LADUNEX 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:10.5285/0ab5786cde484cc49c85f6dd3bd343b9.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: FENNEC, LADUNEX, EUFAR, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments


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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: 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 B607
Output Description None
  • units: meters
  • long_name: altitude above MSL
  • var_id: alt
  • names: altitude above MSL
  • units: degC
  • long_name: dp
  • var_id: dp
  • names: dp
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: dz
  • var_id: dz
  • names: dz
  • var_id: lon
  • units: degrees
  • long_name: east longitude
  • names: east longitude
  • units: meters
  • long_name: gps reported altitude above MSL
  • var_id: gpsalt
  • names: gps reported altitude above MSL
  • units: gram/kg
  • long_name: mr
  • var_id: mr
  • names: mr
  • long_name: north latitude
  • var_id: lat
  • units: degrees
  • names: north latitude
  • var_id: pres
  • long_name: pres
  • units: hPa
  • names: pres
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: qp
  • var_id: qp
  • names: qp
  • var_id: qrh
  • units: percent
  • long_name: qrh
  • names: qrh
  • long_name: qt
  • units: degC
  • var_id: qt
  • names: qt
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: qu
  • var_id: qu
  • names: qu
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: qv
  • var_id: qv
  • names: qv
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: qwind
  • long_name: qwind
  • names: qwind
  • long_name: range
  • units: km
  • var_id: range
  • names: range
  • long_name: rh
  • units: percent
  • var_id: rh
  • names: rh
  • units: seconds
  • long_name: seconds since base_time
  • var_id: time_offset
  • names: seconds since base_time
  • long_name: sounding launch time
  • var_id: base_time
  • names: sounding launch time
  • var_id: tdry
  • units: degC
  • long_name: tdry
  • names: tdry
  • var_id: theta
  • long_name: theta
  • units: K
  • names: theta
  • long_name: theta_e
  • var_id: theta_e
  • units: K
  • names: theta_e
  • long_name: theta_v
  • var_id: theta_v
  • units: K
  • names: theta_v
  • long_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: u_wind
  • var_id: u_wind
  • names: u_wind
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: v_wind
  • long_name: v_wind
  • names: v_wind
  • long_name: vt
  • units: degC
  • var_id: vt
  • names: vt
  • long_name: wdir
  • units: degree
  • var_id: wdir
  • names: wdir
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: wspd
  • var_id: wspd
  • names: wspd

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