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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: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_ppbv
  • units: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • 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: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: B624 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Org44
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Sulfate
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B624 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B624 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • 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: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B624_nitric
  • units: None
  • names: B624_HCOOH
  • units: None
  • names: B624_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B624_HCN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: PAN_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV

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°