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FAAM B903 Instrument Test flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite on board the BAE-146 aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Ongoing
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
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Abstract

Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite data on board the FAAM BAE-146 aircraft collected for FAAM Test, Calibration, Training and Non-science Flights and other non-specified flight projects (Instrument).

Citable as:  Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements; Natural Environment Research Council; Met Office (2015): FAAM B903 Instrument Test flight: Airborne atmospheric measurements from core instrument suite on board the BAE-146 aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/f00507be3e814f8a8e353c6d234feeeb
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Instrument, FAAM, airborne, atmospheric measurments

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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 B903
Output Description None
  • units: m s-2
  • long_name: Acceleration along the aircraft longitudinal axis (GIN) (positive forward)
  • var_id: ACLF_GIN
  • names: Acceleration along the aircraft longitudinal axis (GIN) (positive forward)
  • units: m s-2
  • long_name: Acceleration along the aircraft transverse axis (GIN) (positive starboard)
  • var_id: ACLS_GIN
  • names: Acceleration along the aircraft transverse axis (GIN) (positive starboard)
  • units: m s-2
  • long_name: Acceleration along the aircraft vertical axis (GIN) (positive down)
  • var_id: ACLD_GIN
  • names: Acceleration along the aircraft vertical axis (GIN) (positive down)
  • units: degree
  • long_name: Aircraft track angle POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: TRCK_GIN
  • names: Aircraft track angle POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Aircraft velocity down from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: VELD_GIN
  • names: Aircraft velocity down from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Aircraft velocity east from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: VELE_GIN
  • names: Aircraft velocity east from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: m s-1
  • long_name: Aircraft velocity north from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: VELN_GIN
  • names: Aircraft velocity north from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: m
  • standard_name: altitude
  • long_name: Altitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: ALT_GIN
  • names: altitude, Altitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Cabin pressure
  • var_id: CAB_PRES
  • names: Cabin pressure
  • units: degC
  • long_name: Cabin temperature at the core consoles
  • var_id: CAB_TEMP
  • names: Cabin temperature at the core consoles
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_CAL
  • names: Calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_CAL
  • names: Calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • long_name: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_COMP
  • names: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • long_name: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_COMP
  • names: Composition of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • var_id: SW_DN_C
  • names: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • var_id: RED_DN_C
  • names: Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • units: gram m-3
  • long_name: Corrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • var_id: NV_LWC_C
  • names: Corrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • units: gram m-3
  • long_name: Corrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • var_id: NV_TWC_C
  • names: Corrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • var_id: SW_UP_C
  • names: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • units: W m-2
  • long_name: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • var_id: RED_UP_C
  • names: Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • standard_name: dew_point_temperature
  • units: degK
  • var_id: TDEW_GE
  • long_name: Dew point from the General Eastern instrument
  • names: dew_point_temperature, Dew point from the General Eastern instrument
  • units: K
  • long_name: Dew-point derived from TWC probe specific humidity (valid in cloud-free air)
  • var_id: TWC_TDEW
  • names: Dew-point derived from TWC probe specific humidity (valid in cloud-free air)
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: eastward_wind
  • long_name: Eastward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • var_id: U_NOTURB
  • names: eastward_wind, Eastward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Error in calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_ERR
  • names: Error in calibrated channel diameter lower limits
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Error in calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_ERR
  • names: Error in calibrated channel diameter upper limits
  • long_name: Flag for Acceleration along the aircraft longitudinal axis (GIN) (positive forward)
  • var_id: ACLF_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Acceleration along the aircraft longitudinal axis (GIN) (positive forward)
  • long_name: Flag for Acceleration along the aircraft transverse axis (GIN) (positive starboard)
  • var_id: ACLS_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Acceleration along the aircraft transverse axis (GIN) (positive starboard)
  • long_name: Flag for Acceleration along the aircraft vertical axis (GIN) (positive down)
  • var_id: ACLD_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Acceleration along the aircraft vertical axis (GIN) (positive down)
  • long_name: Flag for Aircraft track angle POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: TRCK_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Aircraft track angle POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Aircraft velocity down from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: VELD_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Aircraft velocity down from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Aircraft velocity east from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: VELE_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Aircraft velocity east from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Aircraft velocity north from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: VELN_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Aircraft velocity north from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Altitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: ALT_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Altitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Cabin pressure
  • var_id: CAB_PRES_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Cabin pressure
  • long_name: Flag for Cabin temperature at the core consoles
  • var_id: CAB_TEMP_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Cabin temperature at the core consoles
  • long_name: Flag for Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • var_id: SW_DN_C_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Corrected downward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • long_name: Flag for Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • var_id: RED_DN_C_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Corrected downward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • long_name: Flag for Corrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • var_id: NV_LWC_C_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Corrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • long_name: Flag for Corrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • var_id: NV_TWC_C_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Corrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • long_name: Flag for Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • var_id: SW_UP_C_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Corrected upward short wave irradiance, clear dome
  • long_name: Flag for Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • var_id: RED_UP_C_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Corrected upward short wave irradiance, red dome
  • var_id: TDEW_GE_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Dew point from the General Eastern instrument
  • names: Flag for Dew point from the General Eastern instrument
  • long_name: Flag for Dew-point derived from TWC probe specific humidity (valid in cloud-free air)
  • var_id: TWC_TDEW_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Dew-point derived from TWC probe specific humidity (valid in cloud-free air)
  • long_name: Flag for Eastward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • var_id: U_NOTURB_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Eastward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • long_name: Flag for Groundspeed from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: GSPD_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Groundspeed from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Heading from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: HDG_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Heading from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: IAS_RVSM_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • names: Flag for Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • long_name: Flag for Internal sample pressure of the Nephelometer
  • var_id: NEPH_PR_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Internal sample pressure of the Nephelometer
  • long_name: Flag for Internal sample temperature of the Nephelometer
  • var_id: NEPH_T_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Internal sample temperature of the Nephelometer
  • long_name: Flag for Latitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: LAT_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Latitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Longitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: LON_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Longitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • long_name: Flag for Mole fraction of Carbon Monoxide in air from the AERO AL5002 instrument
  • var_id: CO_AERO_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Mole fraction of Carbon Monoxide in air from the AERO AL5002 instrument
  • var_id: O3_TECO_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Mole fraction of Ozone in air from the TECO 49 instrument
  • names: Flag for Mole fraction of Ozone in air from the TECO 49 instrument
  • long_name: Flag for Northward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • var_id: V_NOTURB_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Northward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • long_name: Flag for PSAP Flow
  • var_id: PSAP_FLO_FLAG
  • names: Flag for PSAP Flow
  • long_name: Flag for PSAP Transmittance
  • var_id: PSAP_TRA_FLAG
  • names: Flag for PSAP Transmittance
  • long_name: Flag for Pitch angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for nose up)
  • var_id: PTCH_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Pitch angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for nose up)
  • long_name: Flag for Pitot static pressure inverted from RVSM (air data) system indicated airspeed
  • var_id: Q_RVSM_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Pitot static pressure inverted from RVSM (air data) system indicated airspeed
  • long_name: Flag for Pressure altitude from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • var_id: PALT_RVS_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Pressure altitude from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • var_id: HGT_RADR_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Radar height from the aircraft radar altimeter
  • names: Flag for Radar height from the aircraft radar altimeter
  • long_name: Flag for Raw data from the Fwd Core Console JCI static monitor, static signal
  • var_id: EXX_JCI_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Raw data from the Fwd Core Console JCI static monitor, static signal
  • long_name: Flag for Raw data from the TWC probe Lyman alpha detector
  • var_id: TWC_DET_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Raw data from the TWC probe Lyman alpha detector
  • long_name: Flag for Roll angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for left wing up)
  • var_id: ROLL_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Roll angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for left wing up)
  • long_name: Flag for Sample temperature in Kelvin from the TWC evaporator probe
  • var_id: TWC_TSAM_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Sample temperature in Kelvin from the TWC evaporator probe
  • var_id: SOL_AZIM_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time
  • names: Flag for Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time
  • var_id: SOL_ZEN_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time
  • names: Flag for Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time
  • long_name: Flag for Static pressure from S9 fuselage ports
  • var_id: P9_STAT_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Static pressure from S9 fuselage ports
  • long_name: Flag for Static pressure from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • var_id: PS_RVSM_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Static pressure from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • long_name: Flag for Total water specific humidity from the TWC avaporator instrument
  • var_id: TWC_EVAP_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Total water specific humidity from the TWC avaporator instrument
  • var_id: TAS_RVSM_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for True air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system and deiced temperature
  • names: Flag for True air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system and deiced temperature
  • var_id: TAT_DI_R_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for True air temperature from the Rosemount deiced temperature sensor
  • names: Flag for True air temperature from the Rosemount deiced temperature sensor
  • var_id: TAT_ND_R_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for True air temperature from the Rosemount non-deiced temperature sensor
  • names: Flag for True air temperature from the Rosemount non-deiced temperature sensor
  • var_id: PSAP_LIN_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, linear, from PSAP
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, linear, from PSAP
  • var_id: PSAP_LOG_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, log, from PSAP
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, log, from PSAP
  • var_id: BSC_BLUU_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected blue back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected blue back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • var_id: TSC_BLUU_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected blue total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected blue total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • var_id: BTHEIM_U_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • var_id: BSC_GRNU_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected green back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected green back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • var_id: TSC_GRNU_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected green total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected green total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • var_id: LWC_JW_U_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • var_id: NV_LWC_U_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • var_id: BSC_REDU_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected red back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected red back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • var_id: TSC_REDU_FLAG
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected red total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected red total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • long_name: Flag for Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • var_id: NV_TWC_U_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • long_name: Flag for Water Vapour Measurement from Flush inlet WVSSII serial no. 4229 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • var_id: WVSS2F_VMR_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Water Vapour Measurement from Flush inlet WVSSII serial no. 4229 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • long_name: Flag for Water Vapour Measurement from Rosemount inlet WVSSII serial no. 0388 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • var_id: WVSS2R_VMR_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Water Vapour Measurement from Rosemount inlet WVSSII serial no. 0388 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • long_name: Flag for Weight on wheels indicator
  • var_id: WOW_IND_FLAG
  • names: Flag for Weight on wheels indicator
  • long_name: Flag for droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • var_id: PCAS2_FLAG
  • names: Flag for droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • long_name: Flag for rate-of-change of GIN heading
  • var_id: HDGR_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for rate-of-change of GIN heading
  • long_name: Flag for rate-of-change of GIN pitch angle
  • var_id: PITR_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for rate-of-change of GIN pitch angle
  • long_name: Flag for rate-of-change of GIN roll angle
  • var_id: ROLR_GIN_FLAG
  • names: Flag for rate-of-change of GIN roll angle
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: platform_speed_wrt_ground
  • long_name: Groundspeed from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: GSPD_GIN
  • names: platform_speed_wrt_ground, Groundspeed from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: degree
  • long_name: Heading from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • standard_name: platform_yaw_angle
  • var_id: HDG_GIN
  • names: Heading from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit, platform_yaw_angle
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: IAS_RVSM
  • long_name: Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • names: Indicated air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Internal sample pressure of the Nephelometer
  • var_id: NEPH_PR
  • names: Internal sample pressure of the Nephelometer
  • units: K
  • long_name: Internal sample temperature of the Nephelometer
  • var_id: NEPH_T
  • names: Internal sample temperature of the Nephelometer
  • units: ppb
  • standard_name: mole_fraction_of_carbon_monoxide_in_air
  • long_name: Mole fraction of Carbon Monoxide in air from the AERO AL5002 instrument
  • var_id: CO_AERO
  • names: mole_fraction_of_carbon_monoxide_in_air, Mole fraction of Carbon Monoxide in air from the AERO AL5002 instrument
  • units: ppb
  • standard_name: mole_fraction_of_ozone_in_air
  • var_id: O3_TECO
  • long_name: Mole fraction of Ozone in air from the TECO 49 instrument
  • names: mole_fraction_of_ozone_in_air, Mole fraction of Ozone in air from the TECO 49 instrument
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter lower limits as given in the instrument manual
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_NOM
  • names: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter lower limits as given in the instrument manual
  • units: micron
  • long_name: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter upper limits as given in the instrument manual
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_NOM
  • names: Nominal uncalibrated channel diameter upper limits as given in the instrument manual
  • units: m s-1
  • standard_name: northward_wind
  • long_name: Northward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • var_id: V_NOTURB
  • names: northward_wind, Northward wind component derived from aircraft instruments and GIN
  • long_name: PCASP (SPP200) Channel Number
  • var_id: PCAS2CH
  • names: PCASP (SPP200) Channel Number
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • var_id: PCAS2_01
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • var_id: PCAS2_10
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • var_id: PCAS2_11
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • var_id: PCAS2_12
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • var_id: PCAS2_13
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • var_id: PCAS2_14
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • var_id: PCAS2_15
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • var_id: PCAS2_16
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • var_id: PCAS2_17
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • var_id: PCAS2_18
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • var_id: PCAS2_19
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • var_id: PCAS2_02
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • var_id: PCAS2_20
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • var_id: PCAS2_21
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • var_id: PCAS2_22
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • var_id: PCAS2_23
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • var_id: PCAS2_24
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • var_id: PCAS2_25
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • var_id: PCAS2_26
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • var_id: PCAS2_27
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • var_id: PCAS2_28
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • var_id: PCAS2_29
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • var_id: PCAS2_03
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • var_id: PCAS2_30
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • var_id: PCAS2_04
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • var_id: PCAS2_05
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • var_id: PCAS2_06
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • var_id: PCAS2_07
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • var_id: PCAS2_08
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • var_id: PCAS2_09
  • names: PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • units: standard l min-1
  • long_name: PSAP Flow
  • var_id: PSAP_FLO
  • names: PSAP Flow
  • units: percent
  • long_name: PSAP Transmittance
  • var_id: PSAP_TRA
  • names: PSAP Transmittance
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • var_id: PCAS2_01_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 1
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • var_id: PCAS2_10_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 10
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • var_id: PCAS2_11_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 11
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • var_id: PCAS2_12_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 12
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • var_id: PCAS2_13_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 13
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • var_id: PCAS2_14_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 14
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • var_id: PCAS2_15_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 15
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • var_id: PCAS2_16_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 16
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • var_id: PCAS2_17_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 17
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • var_id: PCAS2_18_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 18
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • var_id: PCAS2_19_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 19
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • var_id: PCAS2_02_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 2
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • var_id: PCAS2_20_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 20
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • var_id: PCAS2_21_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 21
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • var_id: PCAS2_22_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 22
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • var_id: PCAS2_23_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 23
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • var_id: PCAS2_24_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 24
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • var_id: PCAS2_25_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 25
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • var_id: PCAS2_26_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 26
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • var_id: PCAS2_27_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 27
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • var_id: PCAS2_28_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 28
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • var_id: PCAS2_29_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 29
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • var_id: PCAS2_03_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 3
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • var_id: PCAS2_30_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 30
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • var_id: PCAS2_04_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 4
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • var_id: PCAS2_05_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 5
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • var_id: PCAS2_06_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 6
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • var_id: PCAS2_07_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 7
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • var_id: PCAS2_08_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 8
  • units: percent
  • long_name: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • var_id: PCAS2_09_err
  • names: Percentage error in PCASP2 (SPP200) conc in size channel 9
  • units: degree
  • long_name: Pitch angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for nose up)
  • standard_name: platform_pitch_angle
  • var_id: PTCH_GIN
  • names: Pitch angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for nose up), platform_pitch_angle
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Pitot static pressure inverted from RVSM (air data) system indicated airspeed
  • var_id: Q_RVSM
  • names: Pitot static pressure inverted from RVSM (air data) system indicated airspeed
  • units: m
  • long_name: Pressure altitude from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • var_id: PALT_RVS
  • names: Pressure altitude from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • units: m
  • var_id: HGT_RADR
  • long_name: Radar height from the aircraft radar altimeter
  • names: Radar height from the aircraft radar altimeter
  • units: adc counts
  • long_name: Raw data from the Fwd Core Console JCI static monitor, static signal
  • var_id: EXX_JCI
  • names: Raw data from the Fwd Core Console JCI static monitor, static signal
  • units: bits
  • long_name: Raw data from the TWC probe Lyman alpha detector
  • var_id: TWC_DET
  • names: Raw data from the TWC probe Lyman alpha detector
  • long_name: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_L_RI
  • names: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter lower limits
  • long_name: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • var_id: PCAS2_D_U_RI
  • names: Refractive index of the aerosol used to calibrate channel diameter upper limits
  • units: degree
  • long_name: Roll angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for left wing up)
  • standard_name: platform_roll_angle
  • var_id: ROLL_GIN
  • names: platform_roll_angle, Roll angle from POSAV GPS-aided Inertial Nav. unit (positive for left wing up)
  • units: K
  • long_name: Sample temperature in Kelvin from the TWC evaporator probe
  • var_id: TWC_TSAM
  • names: Sample temperature in Kelvin from the TWC evaporator probe
  • units: degree
  • var_id: SOL_AZIM
  • long_name: Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time
  • names: Solar azimuth derived from aircraft position and time
  • units: degree
  • var_id: SOL_ZEN
  • long_name: Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time
  • names: Solar zenith derived from aircraft position and time
  • units: hPa
  • standard_name: air_pressure
  • long_name: Static pressure from S9 fuselage ports
  • var_id: P9_STAT
  • names: air_pressure, Static pressure from S9 fuselage ports
  • units: hPa
  • long_name: Static pressure from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • var_id: PS_RVSM
  • names: Static pressure from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system
  • var_id: Time
  • long_name: Time UTC integer seconds past midnight
  • names: Time UTC integer seconds past midnight
  • long_name: Time UTC seconds past midnight for PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • standard_name: Time
  • var_id: PCAS2TSPM
  • names: Time, Time UTC seconds past midnight for PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • units: gram kg-1
  • long_name: Total water specific humidity from the TWC avaporator instrument
  • var_id: TWC_EVAP
  • names: Total water specific humidity from the TWC avaporator instrument
  • units: m s-1
  • var_id: TAS_RVSM
  • long_name: True air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system and deiced temperature
  • names: True air speed from the aircraft RVSM (air data) system and deiced temperature
  • units: degK
  • var_id: TAT_DI_R
  • long_name: True air temperature from the Rosemount deiced temperature sensor
  • names: True air temperature from the Rosemount deiced temperature sensor
  • units: degK
  • var_id: TAT_ND_R
  • long_name: True air temperature from the Rosemount non-deiced temperature sensor
  • names: True air temperature from the Rosemount non-deiced temperature sensor
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: PSAP_LIN
  • long_name: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, linear, from PSAP
  • names: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, linear, from PSAP
  • var_id: PSAP_LOG
  • units: *
  • long_name: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, log, from PSAP
  • names: Uncorrected absorption coefficient at 565nm, log, from PSAP
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: BSC_BLUU
  • long_name: Uncorrected blue back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Uncorrected blue back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: TSC_BLUU
  • long_name: Uncorrected blue total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Uncorrected blue total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • units: degK
  • long_name: Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • var_id: BTHEIM_U
  • names: Uncorrected brightness temperature from the Heimann radiometer
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: BSC_GRNU
  • long_name: Uncorrected green back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Uncorrected green back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: TSC_GRNU
  • long_name: Uncorrected green total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Uncorrected green total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • units: gram kg-1
  • var_id: LWC_JW_U
  • long_name: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument
  • names: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Johnson Williams instrument
  • units: gram m-3
  • long_name: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • var_id: NV_LWC_U
  • names: Uncorrected liquid water content from the Nevzorov probe
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: BSC_REDU
  • long_name: Uncorrected red back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Uncorrected red back scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • units: m-1
  • var_id: TSC_REDU
  • long_name: Uncorrected red total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • names: Uncorrected red total scattering coefficient from TSI 3563 Nephelometer
  • units: gram m-3
  • long_name: Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • var_id: NV_TWC_U
  • names: Uncorrected total condensed water content from the Nevzorov probe.
  • units: cm3 s-1
  • long_name: Volumetric sample flow rate through PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • var_id: PCAS2_FL
  • names: Volumetric sample flow rate through PCASP2 (SPP200)
  • units: ppmv
  • long_name: Water Vapour Measurement from Flush inlet WVSSII serial no. 4229 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • var_id: WVSS2F_VMR
  • names: Water Vapour Measurement from Flush inlet WVSSII serial no. 4229 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • units: ppmv
  • long_name: Water Vapour Measurement from Rosemount inlet WVSSII serial no. 0388 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • var_id: WVSS2R_VMR
  • names: Water Vapour Measurement from Rosemount inlet WVSSII serial no. 0388 linearly interpolated to 1Hz
  • units: -
  • long_name: Weight on wheels indicator
  • var_id: WOW_IND
  • names: Weight on wheels indicator
  • units: cm-3
  • long_name: droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • var_id: PCAS2CON
  • names: droplet concentration from PCASP2 (SPP200) channels 2 to 30 included
  • units: degree s-1
  • long_name: rate-of-change of GIN heading
  • standard_name: platform_yaw_rate
  • var_id: HDGR_GIN
  • names: rate-of-change of GIN heading, platform_yaw_rate
  • units: degree s-1
  • long_name: rate-of-change of GIN pitch angle
  • var_id: PITR_GIN
  • standard_name: platform_pitch_rate
  • names: rate-of-change of GIN pitch angle, platform_pitch_rate
  • units: degree s-1
  • standard_name: platform_roll_rate
  • long_name: rate-of-change of GIN roll angle
  • var_id: ROLR_GIN
  • names: platform_roll_rate, rate-of-change of GIN roll angle

Co-ordinate Variables

  • units: degree_north
  • standard_name: latitude
  • long_name: Latitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: LAT_GIN
  • names: latitude, Latitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • units: degree_east
  • standard_name: longitude
  • long_name: Longitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • var_id: LON_GIN
  • names: longitude, Longitude from POS AV 510 GPS-aided Inertial Navigation unit
  • standard_name: time
  • var_id: Time
  • long_name: time of measurement
  • names: time, time of measurement
Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
2015-04-30T06:10:01
End time:
2015-04-30T15:25:13
Geographic Extent

 
52.9299°
 
-6.5806°
 
2.3578°
 
50.0134°