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

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°