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

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°