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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:
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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.

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 FAAM BAE-146 flight B619
Output Description None
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_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 Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_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: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B619 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B619 Org60
  • 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: B619 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: PAN_ppbv
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • 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: 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: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_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°