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FAAM C304 DCMEX flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from instruments on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: As Needed
Latest Data Update: 2023-04-04
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2022-09-20
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 59 Files | 7GB


Airborne atmospheric measurements from instruments on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft collected for the Deep Convective Microphysics Experiment (DCMEX) project. Flight C304 took place on 26th July 2022 over New Mexico, USA.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council (2022): FAAM C304 DCMEX flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from instruments on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NERC EDS Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: DCMEX, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments


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Data lineage:

Data were collected by instrument scientists during the flight before preparation and delivery for archiving at the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
Data collected by flight participants before preparation for archival with the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).
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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-147 flight C304
Output Description


  • units: m
  • standard_name: altitude
  • var_id: altitude
  • long_name: GPS altitude

Co-ordinate Variables

  • units: degrees_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • var_id: latitude
  • long_name: GPS latitude
  • units: degrees_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • long_name: GPS longitude
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • units: seconds
  • long_name: Time_UTC
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