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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: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in 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: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B631 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B631 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B631 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • 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: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • 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: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV

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°