This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 

Dataset

 
Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) Logo

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

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

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°