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FAAM B616 AQUM and BORTAS Test flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft

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Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2014-07-14
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Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft collected for AQUM - Air Quality forecasting and modelling in the Unified Model project, general Met Office flying and BORTAS: Quantifying the impact of BOReal forest fires on Tropospheric oxidants over the Atlantic using Aircraft and Satellites.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2014): FAAM B616 AQUM and BORTAS Test flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: AQUM, BORTAS, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments


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Data were collected by instrument scientists during the flight before preparation and delivery for archiving at the NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre.

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Data collected by flight participants before preparation for archival with the British Atmospheric Data Centre
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  • names: toluene
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