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FAAM B620 BORTAS flight, number 3: 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 3 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 B620 BORTAS flight, number 3: 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/27bdf9e3a33d4771a75240c7e61de9f5
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.
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  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
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  • names: n-pentane_pptV
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  • names: error flag n-pentane
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  • names: SULF AOD column
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  • units: None
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  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
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  • units: None
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  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
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  • units: None
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  • names: NOy
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
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  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: B620 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B620 rBC mass con std

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Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-15T10:30:06
End time:
2011-07-15T18:50:15
Geographic Extent

 
55.1872°
 
-66.8589°
 
-63.1216°
 
44.8294°