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FAAM B614 FENNEC 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 Fennec - The Saharan Climate System (FENNEC) project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2014): FAAM B614 FENNEC 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. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/ce21f2c4b3074fcead420829107adc74
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: FENNEC, 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.
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  • names: altitude above MSL
  • units: degC
  • long_name: dp
  • var_id: dp
  • names: dp
  • units: K
  • long_name: dry nephelometer sample inlet temperature
  • var_id: tin_dry
  • names: dry nephelometer sample inlet temperature
  • units: K
  • long_name: dry nephelometer sample outlet temperature
  • var_id: tout_dry
  • names: dry nephelometer sample outlet temperature
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: dry nephelometer sample pressure
  • var_id: p_dry
  • names: dry nephelometer sample pressure
  • units: %
  • long_name: dry nephelometer sample relative humidity
  • var_id: rh_dry
  • names: dry nephelometer sample relative humidity
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: dz
  • var_id: dz
  • names: dz
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  • var_id: lon
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  • names: east longitude
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  • long_name: humidifier water temperature
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  • names: humidifier water temperature
  • units: gram/kg
  • long_name: mr
  • var_id: mr
  • names: mr
  • units: degrees
  • var_id: lat
  • long_name: north latitude
  • names: north latitude
  • units: hPa
  • var_id: pres
  • long_name: pres
  • names: pres
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: qp
  • var_id: qp
  • names: qp
  • units: percent
  • long_name: qrh
  • var_id: qrh
  • names: qrh
  • units: degC
  • long_name: qt
  • var_id: qt
  • names: qt
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: qu
  • var_id: qu
  • names: qu
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: qv
  • var_id: qv
  • names: qv
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: qwind
  • var_id: qwind
  • names: qwind
  • var_id: range
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  • long_name: range
  • names: range
  • units: %
  • long_name: relative humidity sensor 1
  • var_id: rh1
  • names: relative humidity sensor 1
  • units: %
  • long_name: relative humidity sensor 2
  • var_id: rh2
  • names: relative humidity sensor 2
  • units: %
  • long_name: relative humidity sensor 3
  • var_id: rh3
  • names: relative humidity sensor 3
  • units: %
  • long_name: relative humidity sensor 4
  • var_id: rh4
  • names: relative humidity sensor 4
  • units: %
  • long_name: relative humidity sensor 5
  • var_id: rh5
  • names: relative humidity sensor 5
  • units: %
  • long_name: relative humidity sensor 6
  • var_id: rh6
  • names: relative humidity sensor 6
  • units: percent
  • var_id: rh
  • long_name: rh
  • names: rh
  • units: L min-1
  • long_name: sample flow rate
  • var_id: flow
  • names: sample flow rate
  • units: seconds
  • long_name: seconds since base_time
  • var_id: time_offset
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  • long_name: sounding launch time
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  • names: sounding launch time
  • units: degC
  • long_name: tdry
  • var_id: tdry
  • names: tdry
  • units: degC
  • long_name: temperature sensor 1
  • var_id: t1
  • names: temperature sensor 1
  • units: degC
  • var_id: t2
  • long_name: temperature sensor 2
  • names: temperature sensor 2
  • units: degC
  • long_name: temperature sensor 3
  • var_id: t3
  • names: temperature sensor 3
  • units: degC
  • long_name: temperature sensor 4
  • var_id: t4
  • names: temperature sensor 4
  • units: K
  • var_id: theta
  • long_name: theta
  • names: theta
  • units: K
  • long_name: theta_e
  • var_id: theta_e
  • names: theta_e
  • units: K
  • long_name: theta_v
  • var_id: theta_v
  • names: theta_v
  • long_name: time
  • var_id: time
  • names: time
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: u_wind
  • var_id: u_wind
  • names: u_wind
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: uncorrected dry nephelometer blue 0.45 micron total scattering coefficient
  • var_id: b_dry
  • names: uncorrected dry nephelometer blue 0.45 micron total scattering coefficient
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: uncorrected dry nephelometer green 0.55 micron total scattering coefficient
  • var_id: g_dry
  • names: uncorrected dry nephelometer green 0.55 micron total scattering coefficient
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: uncorrected dry nephelometer red 0.70 micron total scattering coefficient
  • var_id: r_dry
  • names: uncorrected dry nephelometer red 0.70 micron total scattering coefficient
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: uncorrected wet nephelometer blue 0.45 micron total scattering coefficient
  • var_id: b_wet
  • names: uncorrected wet nephelometer blue 0.45 micron total scattering coefficient
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: uncorrected wet nephelometer green 0.55 micron total scattering coefficient
  • var_id: g_wet
  • names: uncorrected wet nephelometer green 0.55 micron total scattering coefficient
  • units: m-1
  • long_name: uncorrected wet nephelometer red 0.70 micron total scattering coefficient
  • var_id: r_wet
  • names: uncorrected wet nephelometer red 0.70 micron total scattering coefficient
  • units: m/s
  • long_name: v_wind
  • var_id: v_wind
  • names: v_wind
  • units: degC
  • long_name: vt
  • var_id: vt
  • names: vt
  • units: degree
  • var_id: wdir
  • long_name: wdir
  • names: wdir
  • units: K
  • long_name: wet nephelometer sample inlet temperature
  • var_id: tin_wet
  • names: wet nephelometer sample inlet temperature
  • units: K
  • long_name: wet nephelometer sample outlet temperature
  • var_id: tout_wet
  • names: wet nephelometer sample outlet temperature
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: wet nephelometer sample pressure
  • var_id: p_wet
  • names: wet nephelometer sample pressure
  • units: %
  • long_name: wet nephelometer sample relative humidity
  • var_id: rh_wet
  • names: wet nephelometer sample relative humidity
  • units: m/s
  • var_id: wspd
  • long_name: wspd
  • names: wspd

Co-ordinate Variables

  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: Time
  • long_name: time of measurement
  • names: time, time of measurement
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-06-27T04:39:37
End time:
2011-06-27T10:48:46
Geographic Extent

 
28.5392°
 
-13.8725°
 
-8.8797°
 
21.8965°