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FAAM B621 BORTAS flight, number 4: 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 4 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 B621 BORTAS flight, number 4: 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/bf79268e12584bff9af37e234cbaa7b8
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
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 B621
Output Description None
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B621_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B621_HCN
  • units: None
  • names: B621 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B621 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_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: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • 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: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • 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: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • 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: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: None
  • names: B621_nitric
  • units: None
  • names: B621_HCOOH
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-18T10:20:17
End time:
2011-07-19T01:03:37
Geographic Extent

 
54.5905°
 
-64.5707°
 
-54.7205°
 
44.8062°