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

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°