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FAAM B043 ADRIEX flight, number 1: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: As Needed
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-03-31
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Abstract

Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft during flight 1 for Aerosol Direct Radiative Impact Experiment (ADRIEX) project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2015): FAAM B043 ADRIEX flight, number 1: 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/3622be0834974d1989fb625a24519849
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ADRIEX, 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 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 B043
Output Description None
  • units: seconds from 0000 UTC
  • names: Time_mid_UTC
  • units: CC-1
  • names: CNC CONCENTRATION
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: INS HEADING
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: INS HEADING FLAG
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: SOLAR ZENITH ANGLE
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: SOLAR AZIMUTH
  • units: PPB
  • names: TECO 42 NO2
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: STATIC PRESSURE FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: SOLAR ZENITH ANGLE FLAG
  • units: DEG K
  • names: DEICED TRUE TEMP
  • units: None
  • names: Ammonium
  • units: PPB
  • names: TECO 42 NO
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: TECO 42 NO2 FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: TECO 42 NO FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: TECO 42 NOx FLAG
  • units: None
  • names: Nitrate uncertainty
  • units: None
  • names: Sulphate uncertainty
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CARBON MONOXIDE FLAG
  • units: seconds from 0000 UTC
  • names: Time_end_UTC
  • units: seconds from 0000 DT
  • names: Time_mid_DT
  • units: M S-1
  • names: TRUE AIR SPEED
  • units: seconds from 0000 UCT
  • names: Time_end_UCT
  • units: None
  • names: CN_count
  • units: seconds from 0000 UCT
  • names: Time_mid_UCT
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: SOLAR AZIMUTH FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CABIN PRESSURE FLAG
  • units: PPB
  • names: TECO 42 NOx
  • units: seconds from 0000 DT
  • names: Time_end_DT
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: TRUE AIR SPEED FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CABIN TEMPERATURE FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: GPS VELOCITY UP FLAG
  • units: M S-1
  • names: IND. AIR SPEED
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: GPS VELOCITY NORTH FLAG
  • units: METRES
  • names: GPS ALTITUDE
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: GPS LONGITUDE FLAG
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: GPS LONGITUDE
  • units: M S-1
  • names: GPS VELOCITY EAST
  • units: M S-1
  • names: GPS VELOCITY NORTH
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: GPS LATITUDE FLAG
  • units: DEG C
  • names: CABIN TEMPERATURE
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: J/W LWC FLAG
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: INS PITCH
  • units: SECS
  • names: SECS FROM MIDNIGHT
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: INS PITCH FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: INS ROLL FLAG
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: INS ROLL
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: PRESSURE HEIGHT FLAG
  • units: MB
  • names: PITOT-STATIC PRESSUR
  • units: M S-1
  • names: CORRECTED EAST VEL
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CNC CONCENTRATION FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CORRECTED NORTH VEL FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CORRECTED LONGITUDE FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CORRECTED LATITUDE FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: CORRECTED EAST VEL FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: DEICED TRUE TEMP FLAG
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: GPS LATITUDE
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: GPS ALTITUDE FLAG
  • units: M S-1
  • names: CORRECTED NORTH VEL
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: DEW POINT FLAG
  • units: MB
  • names: CABIN PRESSURE
  • units: PPB
  • names: CARBON MONOXIDE
  • units: None
  • names: Organic uncertainty
  • units: MB
  • names: STATIC PRESSURE
  • units: METRES
  • names: PRESSURE HEIGHT
  • units: None
  • names: Correction Factor
  • units: None
  • names: Ammonium uncertainty
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: OZONE MIXING RATIO FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: SECS FROM MIDNIGHT FLAG
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: NONDEICED TRUE TEMP FLAG
  • units: PPB
  • names: OZONE MIXING RATIO
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: PITOT-STATIC PRESSURFLAG
  • units: DEG K
  • names: NONDEICED TRUE TEMP
  • units: G KG-1
  • names: J/W LWC
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: IND. AIR SPEED FLAG
  • units: M S-1
  • names: GPS VELOCITY UP
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: CORRECTED LATITUDE
  • units: DEGREES
  • names: CORRECTED LONGITUDE
  • units: DEG K
  • names: DEW POINT
  • units: None
  • names: Sulphate
  • units: None
  • names: Organics
  • units: None
  • names: Nitrate
  • units: QUALITY
  • names: GPS VELOCITY EAST FLAG
  • units: m
  • var_id: PARA0582
  • long_name: Altitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • standard_name: height
  • names: height, Altitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: ppb
  • long_name: CO mixing ratio from the AL5002 instrument.
  • var_id: PARA0782
  • names: CO mixing ratio from the AL5002 instrument.
  • var_id: PARA0579
  • long_name: Cabin pressure.
  • units: hPa
  • names: Cabin pressure.
  • units: degC
  • long_name: Cabin temperature at the core consoles.
  • var_id: PARA0660
  • names: Cabin temperature at the core consoles.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected downward long wave irradiance.
  • var_id: PARA1021
  • names: Corrected downward long wave irradiance.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome.
  • var_id: PARA1019
  • names: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome.
  • var_id: PARA1020
  • names: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected upward long wave irradiance.
  • var_id: PARA1024
  • names: Corrected upward long wave irradiance.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome.
  • var_id: PARA1022
  • names: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome.
  • var_id: PARA1023
  • names: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome.
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Corrected velocity east derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • var_id: PARA0736
  • names: Corrected velocity east derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • var_id: PARA0735
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Corrected velocity north derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • names: Corrected velocity north derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • long_name: Dew point from the General Eastern instrument.
  • standard_name: dew_point_temperature
  • var_id: PARA0529
  • units: degK
  • names: dew_point_temperature, Dew point from the General Eastern instrument.
  • long_name: Eastward wind component
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • var_id: PARA0715
  • names: eastward_wind, Eastward wind component
  • long_name: Eastwards velocity from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: PARA0584
  • names: Eastwards velocity from the XR5 GPS system.
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0515
  • var_id: PARA0515FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0515
  • var_id: PARA0516FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0516
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0516
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0517
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0517FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0517
  • var_id: PARA0520FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0520
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0520
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0525
  • var_id: PARA0525FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0525
  • var_id: PARA0529FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0529
  • names: Flag for PARA0529
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0535
  • var_id: PARA0535FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0535
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0537
  • var_id: PARA0537FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0537
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0560
  • var_id: PARA0560FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0560
  • var_id: PARA0561FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0561
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0561
  • var_id: PARA0562FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0562
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0562
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0568
  • var_id: PARA0568FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0568
  • var_id: PARA0572FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0572
  • names: Flag for PARA0572
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0574
  • var_id: PARA0574FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0574
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0576
  • var_id: PARA0576FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0576
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0577
  • var_id: PARA0577FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0577
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0578
  • var_id: PARA0578FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0578
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0579
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0579FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0579
  • var_id: PARA0580FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0580
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0580
  • var_id: PARA0581FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0581
  • names: Flag for PARA0581
  • var_id: PARA0582FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0582
  • names: Flag for PARA0582
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0583
  • var_id: PARA0583FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0583
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0584
  • var_id: PARA0584FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0584
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0585
  • var_id: PARA0585FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0585
  • var_id: PARA0642FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0642
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0642
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0643
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0643FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0643
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0648
  • var_id: PARA0648FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0648
  • var_id: PARA0649FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0649
  • names: Flag for PARA0649
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0660
  • var_id: PARA0660FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0660
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0714
  • var_id: PARA0714FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0714
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0715
  • var_id: PARA0715FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0715
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0716
  • var_id: PARA0716FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0716
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0723
  • var_id: PARA0723FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0723
  • var_id: PARA0730FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0730
  • names: Flag for PARA0730
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0731
  • var_id: PARA0731FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0731
  • var_id: PARA0735FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0735
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0735
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0736
  • var_id: PARA0736FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0736
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0762
  • var_id: PARA0762FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0762
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0763
  • var_id: PARA0763FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0763
  • var_id: PARA0764FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0764
  • names: Flag for PARA0764
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0765
  • var_id: PARA0765FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0765
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0766
  • var_id: PARA0766FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0766
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0767
  • var_id: PARA0767FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0767
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0770FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0770
  • names: Flag for PARA0770
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0771
  • var_id: PARA0771FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0771
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0772
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0772FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0772
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0782
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0782FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0782
  • long_name: Flag for PARA1019
  • var_id: PARA1019FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1019
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA1020
  • var_id: PARA1020FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA1020
  • var_id: PARA1021FLAG
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA1021
  • names: Flag for PARA1021
  • long_name: Flag for PARA1022
  • var_id: PARA1022FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1022
  • long_name: Flag for PARA1023
  • var_id: PARA1023FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1023
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Flag for PARA1024
  • var_id: PARA1024FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA1024
  • units: degree
  • var_id: PARA0562
  • long_name: Heading from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • names: Heading from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • long_name: Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: PARA0516
  • names: Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • units: gram kg-1
  • long_name: Liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument.
  • var_id: PARA0535
  • names: Liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument.
  • long_name: NO mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • var_id: PARA0770
  • units: ppb
  • names: NO mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • long_name: NO2 mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • units: ppb
  • var_id: PARA0771
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • var_id: PARA0772
  • units: ppb
  • long_name: NOx mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • names: NOx mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • long_name: Northward wind component
  • var_id: PARA0714
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • names: northward_wind, Northward wind component
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Northwards velocity from the XR5 GPS system.
  • var_id: PARA0583
  • names: Northwards velocity from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: ppb
  • long_name: Ozone mixing ratio from the TECO 49.
  • var_id: PARA0574
  • names: Ozone mixing ratio from the TECO 49.
  • var_id: PARA0561
  • long_name: Pitch from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • units: degree
  • names: Pitch from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Pitot static pressure from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • var_id: PARA0577
  • names: air_pressure, Pitot static pressure from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • units: m
  • long_name: Pressure height from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • standard_name: height
  • var_id: PARA0578
  • names: height, Pressure height from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • long_name: Roll from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • units: degree
  • var_id: PARA0560
  • names: Roll from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • long_name: Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time.
  • var_id: PARA0642
  • units: degree
  • names: Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time.
  • var_id: PARA0643
  • long_name: Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time.
  • units: degree
  • names: Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time.
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • long_name: Static pressure from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • var_id: PARA0576
  • units: hPa
  • names: air_pressure, Static pressure from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • var_id: PARA0568
  • units: cc-1
  • long_name: Total condensation nucleus concentration from TSI 3025A.
  • names: Total condensation nucleus concentration from TSI 3025A.
  • units: gram kg-1
  • var_id: PARA0572
  • long_name: Total water content from the TWC instrument.
  • names: Total water content from the TWC instrument.
  • var_id: PARA0517
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: True air speed from the aircraft RVSM system and deiced temperature.
  • names: True air speed from the aircraft RVSM system and deiced temperature.
  • long_name: True air temperature from the Rosemeount non-deiced temperature sensor.
  • units: degK
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: PARA0525
  • names: air_temperature, True air temperature from the Rosemeount non-deiced temperature sensor.
  • long_name: True air temperature from the Rosemount deiced temperature sensor.
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: PARA0520
  • units: degK
  • names: air_temperature, True air temperature from the Rosemount deiced temperature sensor.
  • var_id: PARA0648
  • long_name: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, linear, from PSAP.
  • units: m-1
  • names: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, linear, from PSAP.
  • long_name: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, log, from PSAP.
  • var_id: PARA0649
  • units: m-1
  • names: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, log, from PSAP.
  • var_id: PARA0765
  • long_name: Uncorrected blue back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • units: m-1
  • names: Uncorrected blue back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • var_id: PARA0762
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Uncorrected blue total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • names: Uncorrected blue total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • units: degK
  • long_name: Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • var_id: PARA0537
  • names: Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • long_name: Uncorrected green back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: PARA0766
  • names: Uncorrected green back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • long_name: Uncorrected green total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: PARA0763
  • names: Uncorrected green total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • long_name: Uncorrected red back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • var_id: PARA0767
  • units: m-1
  • names: Uncorrected red back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • long_name: Uncorrected red total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: PARA0764
  • names: Uncorrected red total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 nephelometer.
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Upwards velocitiy from the XR5 GPS system.
  • var_id: PARA0585
  • names: Upwards velocitiy from the XR5 GPS system.
  • long_name: Upwelling radiometric infrared brightness temperature.
  • var_id: PARA0723
  • units: degK
  • names: Upwelling radiometric infrared brightness temperature.
  • standard_name: upward_air_velocity
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: PARA0716
  • long_name: Vertical wind component
  • names: upward_air_velocity, Vertical wind component

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: latitude
  • units: degree_north
  • var_id: PARA0730
  • long_name: Corrected latitude derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • names: latitude, Corrected latitude derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • units: degree_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: Corrected longitude derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • var_id: PARA0731
  • names: longitude, Corrected longitude derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • units: s
  • var_id: PARA0515
  • standard_name: time
  • long_name: Data time in seconds from midnight on day the flight starts - may exceed 86400.
  • names: time, Data time in seconds from midnight on day the flight starts - may exceed 86400.
  • standard_name: latitude
  • units: degree_north
  • var_id: PARA0580
  • long_name: Latitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • names: latitude, Latitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • long_name: Longitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: degree_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: PARA0581
  • names: longitude, Longitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • long_name: time of measurement
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: Time
  • names: time, time of measurement
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2004-08-27T05:38:37
End time:
2004-08-27T13:34:36
Geographic Extent

 
45.6537°
 
9.9932°
 
13.0550°
 
44.5078°