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FAAM B629 BORTAS flight, number 12: 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 during flight 12 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 B629 BORTAS flight, number 12: 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/e86097d8c14a4e3289c6aa853ab3c404
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: BORTAS, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

Details

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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
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 B629
Output Description None
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B629 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B629 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Nitrate
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Org43
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B629 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-31T09:17:12
End time:
2011-07-31T17:39:11
Geographic Extent

 
51.5605°
 
-64.3828°
 
-62.9965°
 
44.2502°