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FAAM B091 AMPEP 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: 2015-03-31
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 Polluted Troposphere NERC Research Programme (AMPEP) project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2015): FAAM B091 AMPEP 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/454c3c481d204154a0000b6ed7a96e03
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: AMPEP, 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.
  • units: degree
  • names: Pitch from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • units: degK
  • names: Upwelling radiometric infrared brightness temperature.
  • units: degree
  • names: Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time.
  • units: gram kg-1
  • names: Total water content from the TWC instrument.
  • units: degree
  • names: Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time.
  • units: degree
  • names: Roll from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0581
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0584
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0585
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0582
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0643
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0583
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0602
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0660
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0605
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0642
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0723
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0736
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0735
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0731
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0730
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0770
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0772
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0782
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0771
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1019
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1020
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1024
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1021
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1022
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA1023
  • units: degK
  • names: air_temperature
  • units: degK
  • names: Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • units: s
  • names: time
  • units: degK
  • names: dew_point_temperature
  • units: None
  • names: Ammonium
  • units: hPa
  • names: air_pressure
  • units: degree_east
  • names: longitude
  • units: seconds from 0000 UTC
  • names: Time_end_UTC
  • units: seconds from midnight
  • names: time bag off
  • units: degC
  • names: Cabin temperature at the core consoles.
  • units: hPa
  • names: Cabin pressure.
  • units: W m-2
  • names: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome.
  • units: W m-2
  • names: Corrected upward long wave irradiance.
  • units: W m-2
  • names: Corrected downward long wave irradiance.
  • units: W m-2
  • names: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome.
  • units: W m-2
  • names: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome.
  • units: None
  • names: Sulphate uncertainty
  • units: None
  • names: Nitrate uncertainty
  • units: None
  • names: Organic uncertainty
  • units: ppb
  • names: N2O concentration
  • units: seconds from 0000 UTC
  • names: Time_mid_UTC
  • units: seconds from 0000 DT
  • names: Time_end_DT
  • units: seconds from 0000 DT
  • names: Time_mid_DT
  • units: m s-1
  • names: Eastwards velocity from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: m s-1
  • names: Corrected velocity north derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • units: gram kg-1
  • names: Liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument.
  • units: degree
  • names: Heading from Honeywell H423 INU.
  • units: m s-1
  • names: Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM system.
  • units: W m-2
  • names: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome.
  • units: degree_north
  • names: latitude
  • units: None
  • names: Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: Sulphate
  • units: None
  • names: Organics
  • units: None
  • names: Ammonium uncertainty
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0515
  • units: m
  • names: height
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0516
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0517
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0537
  • units: ppb
  • names: NO mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • units: m s-1
  • names: Northwards velocity from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: ppb
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • units: ppb
  • names: Ozone mixing ratio from the TECO 49.
  • units: ppb
  • names: NOx mixing ratio from the TECO 42 instrument.
  • units: cc-1
  • names: Total condensation nucleus concentration from TSI 3025A.
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0575
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0579
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0580
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0577
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0578
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0576
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0561
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0562
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0572
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0574
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0568
  • units: m s-1
  • names: Upwards velocitiy from the XR5 GPS system.
  • units: m s-1
  • names: True air speed from the aircraft RVSM system and deiced temperature.
  • units: gram m-3
  • names: Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • units: gram m-3
  • names: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0520
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0525
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0529
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0535
  • units: 1
  • names: Flag for PARA0560
  • units: ppb
  • names: CO mixing ratio from the AL5002 instrument.
  • units: ppb
  • names: CH4 concentration
  • units: ppm
  • names: CO2 concentration
  • units: m s-1
  • names: Corrected velocity east derived from XR5 GPS and Honeywell INU data.
  • units: m
  • var_id: PARA0582
  • long_name: Altitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • standard_name: height
  • names: height, Altitude from the XR5 GPS system.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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:
2005-04-21T06:43:39
End time:
2005-04-21T17:38:08
Geographic Extent

 
56.4444°
 
-6.5579°
 
1.7837°
 
50.0165°