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FAAM B630 BORTAS flight, number 13: 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 13 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 B630 BORTAS flight, number 13: 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/95363a7fba8548f9ba0cc7bbef316445
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
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 B630
Output Description None
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B630 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B630 rBC mass con std
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Org43
  • 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=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: B629 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: None
  • names: B629 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO 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: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-31T18:02:20
End time:
2011-08-01T00:03:04
Geographic Extent

 
49.7878°
 
-63.5255°
 
-57.6536°
 
44.8141°