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FAAM B627 BORTAS flight, number 10: 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 10 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 B627 BORTAS flight, number 10: 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/e9468bb171d6419ba83eae56fa87be8d
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: BORTAS, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

Details

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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.

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 FAAM BAE-146 flight B627
Output Description None
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO2 mixing ratio error flag
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: None
  • names: B627 rBC number con std
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Org43
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Ammonium
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Nitrate
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B627 Sulfate
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • units: NO
  • names: 10 sec nitric oxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: CO2 error flag
  • units: None
  • names: CH4 error flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B627 rBC mass con std
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PMN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-27T10:24:25
End time:
2011-07-27T18:41:14
Geographic Extent

 
53.3778°
 
-89.3335°
 
-60.3614°
 
48.3700°