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

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°