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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

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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 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B621 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B621 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Sulfate
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 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: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B621 Ammonium
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B621_N2O5
  • units: None
  • names: B621_nitric
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B621_HCOOH
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • 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: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • 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: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B621_HCN
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD

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°