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FAAM B623 BORTAS flight, number 6: 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
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Abstract

Airborne atmospheric measurements from core and non-core instrument suites data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft during flight 6 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 B623 BORTAS flight, number 6: 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/eb63699d4d1c4974a483e244af7e5498
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
York: PAN GC (PeroxyAcetyl Nitrate Gas Chromatograph) 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 B623
Output Description None
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: AN
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALK4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALPH tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty isoprene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPO tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD column
  • units: unitless
  • names: BLKC AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbC
  • names: BENZ tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST1 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ACET tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ACRPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: BCPI tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethane
  • units: None
  • names: iso-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag
  • units: None
  • names: B623 Ammonium
  • units: CH4
  • names: Methane dry mole fraction, in ppbv
  • 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: PMN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Furfural
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Naphthalene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Toluene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Limonene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag trans-2-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-heptane
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-octane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag propadiene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: Ox tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALC tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SALA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO4s tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD below aircraft
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALA AOD below aircraft
  • units: None
  • names: isoprene_flag
  • units: None
  • names: benzene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: toluene_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetonitrile_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: acetone_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: c9_aromatics
  • units: m/z=91
  • names: Toluene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzene
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Furfural_ppbv
  • units: m/z=95
  • names: Camphor_ppbv
  • units: m/z=68
  • names: Limonene_ppbv
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: NOy (Be careful some NOy could be missed!)
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mvk_macr_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: Trans-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1,3-butadiene
  • units: None
  • names: Propene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-butene
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: cis-2-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Iso-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-butane
  • units: None
  • names: 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Cyclopentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 2+3-methylpentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty Iso-butane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-butene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG5 tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD below aircraft
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: benzene
  • units: None
  • names: monoterpenes_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: toluene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: mek_flag
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO2
  • units: None
  • names: n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ALCO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: Propane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag isoprene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-pentane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag iso-butene
  • units: None
  • names: n-butane_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ALD2 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-pentane
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD column
  • units: None
  • names: 1-pentene_pptV
  • units: ppbC
  • names: TOLU tracer
  • units: unitless
  • names: SULF AOD column
  • units: ppbC
  • names: XYLE tracer
  • units: None
  • names: B623 Org60
  • units: None
  • names: B623 Org44
  • units: None
  • names: B623 Organics
  • units: None
  • names: B623 Sulfate
  • units: None
  • names: B623 rBC number con std
  • units: m/z=93
  • names: Alpha-pinene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=77
  • names: Benzaldehyde_ppbv
  • units: m/z=105
  • names: Acetophenone_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: B623 rBC mass con std
  • units: None
  • names: 2sigma standard error of 10 sec NO2 mixing ratio, derived from 1 sec data, in pptv
  • units: None
  • names: B623 Nitrate
  • 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: B623 Org43
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MONX tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MBO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MGLY tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MACR tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: MEK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: N2O5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MP tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MVK tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: MSA tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NO
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Propene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Trans-2-butene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-pentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cis-2-butene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RCHO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: PPN tracer
  • units: hPa
  • names: GMAO Surface Pressure
  • units: ppbv
  • names: H2O2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HAC tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO U-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GPAN tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C3H8 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: C2H6 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: ENPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DMS tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: CH2O tracer
  • units: m/s
  • names: GMAO V-Wind
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYX tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLPAN tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: GLYC tracer
  • units: frac
  • names: GMAO Absolute Humidity
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HO2
  • units: ppbv
  • names: LIMO tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: HNO4 tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: ISOP tracer
  • units: K
  • names: GMAO Temperature
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: DST3 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: mvk_macr_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-heptane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty n-octane_pptV
  • units: m/z=128
  • names: Naphthalene_ppbv
  • units: None
  • names: Camphene_ppbv
  • units: m/z=103
  • names: Benzonitrile_ppbv
  • units: m/z=78
  • names: Benzene_ppbv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: monoterpenes
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek_LOD
  • units: ppbv
  • names: mek
  • units: ppbv
  • names: isoprene_LOD
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Iso-butane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 2+3-methylpentane
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-pentene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Ethene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag Cyclopentane
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIPAN tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-butene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: propadiene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1,3-butadiene_pptV
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NITs tracer
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: 1-heptene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag 1-heptene
  • units: None
  • names: error flag cyclo-pentene
  • units: ppbv
  • names: O3
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPI tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOy
  • units: None
  • names: acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: Ethane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag acetylene
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty acetylene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: error flag n-hexane
  • units: None
  • names: acetone_flag
  • units: None
  • names: acetonitrile_flag
  • units: None
  • names: uncertainty trans-2-pentene_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: PAN_ppbv
  • units: seconds after midnight
  • names: end sample time
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Alpha-pinene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzonitrile
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphene
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Camphor
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NOx tracer
  • units: ppbC
  • names: PRPE tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: R4N2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NIT tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: RO2
  • units: unitless
  • names: ORGC AOD below aircraft
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: ANs (total alkyl nitrates:RONO2)
  • units: mixing ratio, ppbv
  • names: PNs (total peroxy nitrates:RO2NO2)
  • units: CO2
  • names: Carbon Dioxide dry mole fraction, in ppmv
  • units: None
  • names: cyclo-pentene_pptV
  • units: 0=valid data, 1=not used, 2=present but likely to be wrong, 3=missing data
  • names: NO mixing ratio error flag
  • units: NO2
  • names: 10 sec nitrogen dioxide mixing ratio, in pptv
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA5 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOG1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA4 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAG tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOAM tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OCPO tracer
  • units: None
  • names: n-hexane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-octane_pptV
  • units: None
  • names: n-heptane_pptV
  • units: unitless
  • names: SALC AOD column
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SO2 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: SOA1 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH4 tracer
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Acetophenone
  • units: None
  • names: end_sample-time
  • units: None
  • names: c9_aromatics_flag
  • units: None
  • names: error_flag_Benzaldehyde
  • units: ppbv
  • names: NH3 tracer
  • units: ppbv
  • names: OH

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2011-07-20T20:16:10
End time:
2011-07-21T01:31:59
Geographic Extent

 
47.6600°
 
-71.5626°
 
-62.2667°
 
44.6764°