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FAAM B798 MAMM flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 2016-01-06
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-03-23
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 46 Files | 3GB


Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft collected for Methane and other greenhouse gases in the Arctic - Measurements, process studies and Modelling (MAMM) as part of the NERC Arctic Research Programme (ARP) project.

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2015): FAAM B798 MAMM 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.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: MAMM, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments


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Data were collected by instrument scientists during the flight before preparation and delivery for archiving at the NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre.

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Data collected by flight participants before preparation for archival with the British Atmospheric Data Centre
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  • var_id: ARIESRAD
  • long_name: Air Sample End Fill (GMT)
  • long_name: Air Sample Start Fill (GMT)
  • var_id: CAL_DC_CBB
  • var_id: CAL_DC_HBB
  • var_id: CAL_DC_MEAS
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_CBB
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_HBB
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_PORT2C
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_PORT2H
  • long_name: Carbon Dioxide Mixing Ratio (ppm)
  • long_name: Julian Date
  • long_name: Julian Date and Time of mixing ratio measurement (GMT)
  • long_name: Julian Date of Carbon Isotope in Methane Measurement (GMT)
  • var_id: LONG_DATE
  • long_name: Length of filling time (seconds)
  • long_name: Methane Mixing Ratio (ppm)
  • units: N2O
  • long_name: Number of d13C in methane measurements
  • long_name: One Standard Deviation of Carbon dioxide mixing ratio (ppm)
  • long_name: One Standard Deviation of d13C in methane (ml-1)
  • long_name: One Standard Deviation of methane mixing ratio (ppm)
  • var_id: QUALITY
  • var_id: SCANDIR
  • var_id: SECONDS
  • var_id: WAVENUM
  • long_name: Water Vapour (%)
  • var_id: ZPD_POSITION
  • long_name: d13C in methane (ml-1)

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