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

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-28T11:28:25
End time:
2011-07-28T22:33:59
Geographic Extent

 
58.0006°
 
-63.6653°
 
-55.9016°
 
44.7863°