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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
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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 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

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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: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • 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: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCn, Hydrogen Cyanide mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • 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: CH4 error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_ppbv
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B625 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B625 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B625 rBC mass con std
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: pptv
  • names: HCOOH, Formic acid mixing ratio
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy

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°