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FAAM B622 BORTAS flight, number 5: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-07-14
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft during flight 5 for BORTAS: Quantifying the impact of BOReal forest fires on Tropospheric oxidants over the Atlantic using Aircraft and Satellites project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2014): FAAM B622 BORTAS flight, number 5: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/112355eede6e429c95311b82f552f8b2
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: BORTAS, 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.

Instrument/Platform pairings

FAAM: AQD NOX Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
FAAM/BAE (Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements/British AErospace) systems: Set of FAAM core instruments Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
University of Manchester/UFAM (Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement): Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer - (formerly umist-smps) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
New Instrument: man-cims Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
University of Manchester/UFAM: Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (AMS) - formerly umist-ams Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
Laquila:Noy LIF Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
York: Dual Column Gas Chromatograph-Flame Ionization Detector (DC-GC-FID) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
New Instrument: geos-chem Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
Laquila:No2 LIF Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
New Instrument: fgam-gcms Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
Manchester: Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
FAAM Fast Greenhouse Gas analyser Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
UEA: Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 FAAM BAE-146 flight B622
Output Description None
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B622_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B622_nitric
  • units: None
  • names: B622_HCOOH
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B62 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B622_HCN
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B622 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B622 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B622 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_ppbv
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-20T11:14:45
End time:
2011-07-20T19:21:40
Geographic Extent

 
48.1773°
 
-79.0138°
 
-63.5081°
 
44.8755°