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FAAM B626 BORTAS flight, number 9: 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 9 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 B626 BORTAS flight, number 9: 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/754543e46faf4360943a88eee6b14994
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 B626
Output Description None
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • 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: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B626_nitric
  • units: None
  • names: B626_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B626_HCN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Sulfate
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Ammonium
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • 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: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B626_HCOOH
  • units: None
  • names: B626 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B626 Org60
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: None
  • names: B626 rBC mass con std
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-26T08:38:06
End time:
2011-07-26T22:50:05
Geographic Extent

 
52.8511°
 
-93.8365°
 
-63.5054°
 
44.8280°