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FAAM B619 BORTAS Transit flight, number 2: 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: 2015-11-03
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 2 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 (2015): FAAM B619 BORTAS Transit flight, number 2: 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/95eca715fa6148eca8784e53831e141a
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: BORTAS, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

Details

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Access rules:
Restricted data: please submit an application using the REQUEST ACCESS link for access.
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.

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 FAAM BAE-146 flight B619
Output Description None
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Organics
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • 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: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: PAN_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B619 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B619 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-13T06:27:08
End time:
2011-07-13T18:11:06
Geographic Extent

 
47.6523°
 
-63.6025°
 
-28.7063°
 
38.5198°