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FAAM B625 BORTAS flight, number 8: 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 during flight 8 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 B625 BORTAS flight, number 8: 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/c82c6a9096ab435a92cde735f0dde98f
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
New Instrument: fgam-gcms 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 B625
Output Description None
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Organics
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • 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: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • 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: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-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-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Org44
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B625 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B625 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-24T12:16:36
End time:
2011-07-24T20:10:55
Geographic Extent

 
48.7220°
 
-64.5697°
 
-58.6909°
 
44.8116°