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FAAM B628 BORTAS flight, number 11: 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 11 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 B628 BORTAS flight, number 11: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/5435ddeff3dc4f3ea7a28dffa9387c7c
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.

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

FAAM: AQD NOX Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
FAAM/BAE (Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements/British AErospace) systems: Set of FAAM core instruments Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
University of Manchester/UFAM (Universities' Facility for Atmospheric Measurement): Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer - (formerly umist-smps) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
New Instrument: man-cims Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
University of Manchester/UFAM: Aerosol Mass Spectrometer (AMS) - formerly umist-ams Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
Laquila:Noy LIF Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
York: Dual Column Gas Chromatograph-Flame Ionization Detector (DC-GC-FID) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
New Instrument: geos-chem Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
Laquila:No2 LIF Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
New Instrument: fgam-gcms Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
Manchester: Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
FAAM Fast Greenhouse Gas analyser Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE
UEA: Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer (PTR-MS) Deployed on: FAAM BAe-146-301 Large Atmospheric Research Aircraft G-LUXE

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 FAAM BAE-146 flight B628
Output Description None
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B628 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B628 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B628 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B628_HCN
  • units: None
  • names: B628_HCOOH
  • units: None
  • names: B628_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B628_nitric
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-28T10:28:25
End time:
2011-07-28T21:33:59
Geographic Extent

 
58.0006°
 
-63.6653°
 
-55.9016°
 
44.7863°