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MRF Peroxide data taken on board the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Latest Data Update: 1997-12-03
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2006-12-10
Download Stats: last 12 months
Dataset Size: 5 Files | 6MB


The Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) was a Met Office facility, which flew a well-instrumented C-130 Hercules aircraft for atmospheric research purposes.

This dataset contains airborne peroxide measurements taken on board the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft flight A254.

Citable as:  Met Office; Bandy, B. (2006): MRF Peroxide data taken on board the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Met Office, atmosphere, chemistry, airborne, C-130


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Access rules:
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data collected by instruments on-board the MRF C-130 during flight A254. Data acquired from the Met Office by BADC for wider academic use.

Data Quality:
Data quality controlled by the Met Office.
File Format:
Data are NASA Ames formatted

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Process overview

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

Instrument/Platform pairings

UEA: Peroxides instrument Deployed on: Met Office C-130 Hercules Aircraft

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Met Office C-130 Hercules
Output Description


  • long_name: Aerosol Backscatter
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Aerosol Backscatter
  • names: Aerosol Backscatter,
  • long_name: Aerosol Particle Properties
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Aerosol Particle Properties
  • names: Aerosol Particle Properties,
  • long_name: Air Temperature
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Air Temperature
  • names: Air Temperature,
  • long_name: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • names: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements,
  • long_name: Barometric Altitude
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Barometric Altitude
  • names:, Barometric Altitude
  • long_name: Dew Point Temperature
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Dew Point Temperature
  • names: Dew Point Temperature,
  • long_name: Geopotential Height
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Geopotential Height
  • names: Geopotential Height,
  • long_name: Humidity
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • names:, EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • long_name: Nitrogen Compounds
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Nitrogen Compounds
  • names: Nitrogen Compounds,
  • long_name: Nitrogen Oxides
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Nitrogen Oxides
  • names:, Nitrogen Oxides
  • long_name: Nitrous Oxide
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: Nitrous Oxide
  • names:, Nitrous Oxide
  • long_name: Oxygen Compounds
  • names: Oxygen Compounds
  • long_name: Ozone
  • gcmd_url:
  • gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry/Oxygen Compounds > Ozone
  • names: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry/Oxygen Compounds > Ozone,

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