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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 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • 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 Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Sulfate
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B630 rBC number con std
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B630 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B630 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: B629 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio 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: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: None
  • names: B629 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV

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°