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

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°