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KIT-ENDURO EUFAR VESSAER Flight, 2012-07-12: in situ atmospheric measurements

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Citable
Publication Date: 2017-02-06
DOI Publication Date: 2018-01-17
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Abstract

In situ atmospheric measurements using the KIT Enduro core instruments onboard the ENDURO - KIT aircraft for the VESSAER - VErtical Structure and Sources of AERosols in the Mediterranean Region project (flight reference: 20120712).

Data were collected over the Corsica, France area.

Citable as:  KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; European Facility for Airborne Research; Roberts, G. (2018): KIT-ENDURO EUFAR VESSAER Flight, 2012-07-12: in situ atmospheric measurements. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, 17 January 2018. doi:10.5285/d281edaadf0245b8bb0aeafa9af4fa80. http://dx.doi.org/10.5285/d281edaadf0245b8bb0aeafa9af4fa80
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: VESSAER, EUFAR, aircraft, atmospheric

Details

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Data lineage:

Data were collected by instrument scientists during the flight before preparation and delivery for archiving at the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA).

Data Quality:
The data are quality controlled by the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia. Details are given in the paper Harries et al. 2014 and the release notes, links to both can be found in the documentation.
File Format:
Data are netCDF and ENVI Binary formatted. Ancillary files may be plain ASCII or PDF formatted. Image files may be PNG or JPG formatted.

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Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Instrument/Platform pairings

KIT Enduro core instruments Deployed on: ENDURO - KIT aircraft

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 KIT-ENDURO EUFAR VESSAER Flight, 2012-07-12: flight details over Corsica, France
Output Description None
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 370 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_370
  • units: 1
  • names: Aerosol absorption 370 nm, equiv BC
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 470 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_470
  • units: 1
  • names: Aerosol absorption 470 nm, equiv BC
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 520 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_520
  • names: Aerosol absorption 520 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_590
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 590 nm, equiv BC
  • names: Aerosol absorption 590 nm, equiv BC
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 660 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_660
  • units: 1
  • names: Aerosol absorption 660 nm, equiv BC
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 880 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_880
  • units: 1
  • names: Aerosol absorption 880 nm, equiv BC
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Aerosol absorption 950 nm, equiv BC
  • var_id: ae_950
  • names: Aerosol absorption 950 nm, equiv BC
  • long_name: Dew Point
  • standard_name: dew_point_temperature
  • units: degree C
  • var_id: dewpoint
  • names: dew_point_temperature, Dew Point
  • var_id: EXCO
  • long_name: Extinction coefficient [/km]
  • units: 1
  • names: Extinction coefficient [/km]
  • standard_name: altitude
  • long_name: Height above mean sea level
  • units: metres
  • var_id: height
  • names: altitude, Height above mean sea level
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 10.2 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_10_2
  • names: Number Size Distribution 10.2 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 101.4 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_101_4
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 101.4 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 11.1 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_11_1
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 11.1 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 112.3 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_112_3
  • names: Number Size Distribution 112.3 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 12.1 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_12_1
  • names: Number Size Distribution 12.1 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 124.5 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_124_5
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 124.5 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 13.3 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_13_3
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 13.3 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 138.3 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_138_3
  • names: Number Size Distribution 138.3 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 14.5 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_14_5
  • names: Number Size Distribution 14.5 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 15.8 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_15_8
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 15.8 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 153.9 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_153_9
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 153.9 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 17.3 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_17_3
  • names: Number Size Distribution 17.3 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 171.7 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_171_7
  • names: Number Size Distribution 171.7 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 18.9 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_18_9
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 18.9 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 192 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_192
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 192 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 20.7 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_20_7
  • names: Number Size Distribution 20.7 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 215.2 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_215_2
  • names: Number Size Distribution 215.2 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 22.6 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_22_6
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 22.6 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 24.7 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_24_7
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 24.7 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 242 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_242
  • names: Number Size Distribution 242 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 27.1 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_27_1
  • names: Number Size Distribution 27.1 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 272.9 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_272_9
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 272.9 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 29.6 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_29_6
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 29.6 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 308.7 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_308_7
  • names: Number Size Distribution 308.7 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 32.5 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_32_5
  • names: Number Size Distribution 32.5 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 35.6 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_35_6
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 35.6 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 350.4 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_350_4
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 350.4 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 39 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_39
  • names: Number Size Distribution 39 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 42.7 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_42_7
  • names: Number Size Distribution 42.7 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 46.9 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_46_9
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 46.9 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 5.5 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_5_5
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 5.5 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 51.5 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_51_5
  • names: Number Size Distribution 51.5 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 56.6 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_56_6
  • names: Number Size Distribution 56.6 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 6 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_6
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 6 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 6.6 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_6_6
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 6.6 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 62.2 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_62_2
  • names: Number Size Distribution 62.2 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 68.4 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_68_4
  • names: Number Size Distribution 68.4 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 7.2 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_7_2
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 7.2 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 7.8 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_7_8
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 7.8 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 75.4 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_75_4
  • names: Number Size Distribution 75.4 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 8.5 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_8_5
  • names: Number Size Distribution 8.5 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 83.1 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_83_1
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 83.1 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 9.3 nm
  • var_id: SMPS_9_3
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • names: Number Size Distribution 9.3 nm
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution 91.8 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • var_id: SMPS_91_8
  • names: Number Size Distribution 91.8 nm
  • units: (dN/dln(dp) [/cm3])
  • long_name: Number Size Distribution dev. nm
  • var_id: SMPS_dev_
  • names: Number Size Distribution dev. nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 10 nm
  • var_id: cnc3010
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 10 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 1000 nm
  • var_id: gr_10
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 1000 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 10000 nm
  • var_id: gr_100
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 10000 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 15000 nm
  • var_id: gr_150
  • names: Number of all particles > 15000 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 1600 nm
  • var_id: gr_16
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 1600 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 2000 nm
  • var_id: gr_20
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 2000 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 20000 nm
  • var_id: gr_200
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 20000 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 300 nm
  • var_id: gr_03
  • names: Number of all particles > 300 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 3000 nm
  • var_id: gr_30
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 3000 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 400 nm
  • var_id: gr_04
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 400 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 4000 nm
  • var_id: gr_40
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 4000 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 500 nm
  • var_id: gr_05
  • names: Number of all particles > 500 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 5000 nm
  • var_id: gr_50
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 5000 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 650 nm
  • var_id: gr_65
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 650 nm
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 7500 nm
  • var_id: gr_75
  • units: 1
  • names: Number of all particles > 7500 nm
  • units: 1
  • long_name: Number of all particles > 800 nm
  • var_id: gr_08
  • names: Number of all particles > 800 nm
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • var_id: pressure
  • long_name: Pressure
  • units: hPa
  • names: air_pressure, Pressure
  • long_name: Temperature
  • standard_name: air_temperature
  • var_id: temperature
  • units: degree C
  • names: Temperature, air_temperature

Co-ordinate Variables

  • long_name: Latitude
  • units: degree_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • var_id: longitude
  • names: longitude, Latitude
  • standard_name: latitude
  • units: degree_north
  • long_name: Longitude
  • var_id: latitude
  • names: latitude, Longitude
  • var_id: UTC
  • long_name: UTC
  • standard_name: time
  • names: time, UTC
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2012-07-11T23:00:00
End time:
2012-07-12T22:59:59
Geographic Extent

 
42.3104°
 
9.3769°
 
9.5586°
 
42.0404°