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FAAM B191 ICEPIC flight: 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: 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 collected for Ice and Precipitation Initiation in Cumulus (ICEPIC) project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2014): FAAM B191 ICEPIC flight: 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/4285aa1a93354e1b8c5880fd197ea57d
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: ICEPIC, 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.

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  • 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.
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) area size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: area_2d
  • standard_name: AREA2RA
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) area size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, AREA2RA
  • standard_name: BETA_EXT_RA
  • var_id: beta
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) beta extinction from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) beta extinction from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, BETA_EXT_RA
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) cloud water content from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CWCRA
  • var_id: cwc
  • units: kg m-3
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) cloud water content from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, CWCRA
  • units: m-3
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) cwc size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CWC2RA
  • var_id: cwc_2d
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) cwc size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, CWC2RA
  • standard_name: CONCRA
  • var_id: conc
  • units: m-3
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) number concentration from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • names: CONCRA, Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) number concentration from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • units: m-3
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CONC2RA
  • var_id: conc_2d
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled) particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, CONC2RA
  • units: kg m-3
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) cloud water content from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CWCHRA
  • var_id: cwch
  • names: CWCHRA, Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) cloud water content from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) cwc size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CWC2HRA
  • var_id: cwch_2d
  • units: kg m-3
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) cwc size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, CWC2HRA
  • units: m-3
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) number concentration from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CONCHRA
  • var_id: conch
  • names: CONCHRA, Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) number concentration from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • var_id: conch_2d
  • units: m-3
  • long_name: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: CONC2HRA
  • names: Corrected (dead-time-random scaled, habit segregated) particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, CONC2HRA
  • 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 PARA0575
  • var_id: PARA0575FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0575
  • 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
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0602
  • units: 1
  • var_id: PARA0602FLAG
  • names: Flag for PARA0602
  • long_name: Flag for PARA0605
  • var_id: PARA0605FLAG
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0605
  • 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
  • long_name: Habit classification description
  • standard_name: Habit
  • var_id: Habit
  • names: Habit classification description, Habit
  • 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.
  • units: m
  • long_name: Lower length-size channels for the corrected particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • standard_name: SIZE1
  • var_id: SIZE1
  • names: Lower length-size channels for the corrected particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, SIZE1
  • 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.
  • units: m
  • var_id: PARA0575
  • standard_name: height
  • long_name: Radar height from the aircraft radar altimeter.
  • names: height, Radar height from the aircraft radar altimeter.
  • 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.
  • units: s
  • long_name: Time stamp from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • var_id: Time
  • standard_name: Time
  • names: Time, Time stamp from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • 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.
  • units: gram m-3
  • long_name: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • var_id: PARA0602
  • names: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • 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.
  • var_id: PARA0605
  • units: gram m-3
  • long_name: Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • names: Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • units: m
  • long_name: Upper length-size channels for the corrected particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe
  • var_id: SIZE2
  • standard_name: SIZE2
  • names: Upper length-size channels for the corrected particle size distribution from the Cloud Particle Imager Probe, SIZE2
  • 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:
2006-04-25T08:44:49
End time:
2006-04-25T14:36:18
Geographic Extent

 
59.2603°
 
-4.9900°
 
-0.4594°
 
52.0360°