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FENNEC: in-situ airborne observations by the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft

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Publication State: published

Abstract

Fennec -The Saharan Climate System was a NERC consortium project 2010-2012 lead by the University of Oxford and involving the Universities of Leeds, Reading, Sussex and the Met Office.

The aim of Fennec was to quantify and model boundary layer and aerosol processes over the Saharan 'heat low' region, the greatest dust region during summer. This is the most ambitious project ever to observe the Saharan climate system and the role of dust aerosols, involving a unique surface and aircraft field campaign with the FAAM BAe-146.

Citable as:Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2016): FENNEC: in-situ airborne observations by the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/69835240982f4aee9f9038a6414e02c1
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: FENNEC, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

Dataset supports the following projects:
 Fennec - The Saharan Climate System

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Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-02-15T12:58:53
End time:
2012-06-19T13:21:45
Geographic Extent

 
54.0305°
 
-17.5116°
 
-0.6097°
 
14.6063°