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FAAM B624 BORTAS flight, number 7: 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 7 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 B624 BORTAS flight, number 7: 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/5eaa52b890dd48c1b9efd2dcb8012e78
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
York: PAN GC (PeroxyAcetyl Nitrate Gas Chromatograph) 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 B624
Output Description None
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B624 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Org60
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Org43
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B624_HCN
  • units: None
  • names: B624_HCOOH
  • units: None
  • names: B624_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B624_nitric
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B624 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Ammonium
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: PAN_ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • 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: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_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 Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • 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: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_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: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-21T13:30:12
End time:
2011-07-22T02:01:01
Geographic Extent

 
50.0914°
 
-63.5587°
 
-49.9459°
 
44.7982°