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FAAM B631 BORTAS Transit flight: 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 collected 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 B631 BORTAS Transit flight: 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/c104cec8bba6451d8c9127e91f8a9a9b
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 B631
Output Description None
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • 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: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • 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: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B631 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B631 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Org60
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-08-02T09:12:50
End time:
2011-08-02T18:23:45
Geographic Extent

 
46.0005°
 
-63.5456°
 
-28.3311°
 
38.4345°