[CF-metadata] New standard names for MIPAS trace gases

alison.pamment at stfc.ac.uk alison.pamment at stfc.ac.uk
Tue Jul 18 10:06:08 MDT 2017


Dear All,

There have been no comments on the proposed MIPAS names so these four names are now accepted for inclusion in the standard name table. The next update is scheduled for Monday 24th July.

Best wishes,
Alison

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Alison Pamment                                                       Tel: +44 1235 778065
Centre for Environmental Data Analysis         Email: alison.pamment at stfc.ac.uk
STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory     
R25, 2.22
Harwell Campus, Didcot, OX11 0QX, U.K.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: CF-metadata [mailto:cf-metadata-bounces at cgd.ucar.edu] On Behalf
> Of alison.pamment at stfc.ac.uk
> Sent: 06 July 2017 12:00
> To: cf-metadata at cgd.ucar.edu
> Subject: [CF-metadata] New standard names for MIPAS trace gases
> 
> Dear All,
> 
> At CEDA we will be archiving data from the MIPAS instrument
> (https://earth.esa.int/web/guest/missions/esa-operational-eo-
> missions/envisat/instruments/mipas). It was part of the ESA Envisat mission
> and detected concentrations of a number of atmospheric trace gases.
> 
> To support the archiving of this data, four new standard names are needed.
> 
> mole_fraction_of_sulfur_hexafluoride_in_air (Canonical units: 1)
> 'Mole fraction is used in the construction "mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y", where
> X is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be
> described by a single term such as "nitrogen" or a phrase such as
> "nox_expressed_as_nitrogen". The chemical formula of sulfur hexafluoride
> is SF6.'
> 
> mole_fraction_of_carbonyl_fluoride_in_air (Canonical units: 1)
> 'Mole fraction is used in the construction "mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y", where
> X is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be
> described by a single term such as "nitrogen" or a phrase such as
> "nox_expressed_as_nitrogen". The chemical formula of carbonyl fluoride is
> COF2. The IUPAC name for carbonyl fluoride is carbonyl difluoride.'
> 
> mole_fraction_of_carbonyl_sulfide_in_air (Canonical units: 1)
> 'Mole fraction is used in the construction "mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y", where
> X is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be
> described by a single term such as "nitrogen" or a phrase such as
> "nox_expressed_as_nitrogen". The chemical formula for carbonyl sulfide is
> COS. The IUPAC name for carbonyl sulfide is carbon oxide sulfide.'
> 
> mole_fraction_of_carbon_tetrafluoride_in_air (Canonical units: 1)
> 'Mole fraction is used in the construction "mole_fraction_of_X_in_Y", where
> X is a material constituent of Y. A chemical species denoted by X may be
> described by a single term such as "nitrogen" or a phrase such as
> "nox_expressed_as_nitrogen". The chemical formula for carbon
> tetrafluoride is CF4. The IUPAC name for carbon tetrafluoride is
> tetrafluoromethane.'
> 
> There are 103 existing mole_fraction names in the standard name table and
> these proposals follow the established syntax. Sulfur_hexafluoride occurs
> in two existing names. The other chemical species are new to CF. As with
> many existing names, these proposals use the common name of the
> chemical species in the standard name itself while the chemical formula
> and IUPAC name (where this is different from the common name) are given
> in the definition.
> 
> I don't think these names are likely to be controversial so, unless any
> objections are received within the next seven days, I will accept them for
> inclusion in the standard name table.
> 
> Best wishes,
> Alison
> 
> ------
> Alison Pamment                                                       Tel: +44 1235 778065
> Centre for Environmental Data Analysis         Email:
> alison.pamment at stfc.ac.uk
> STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
> R25, 2.22
> Harwell Campus, Didcot, OX11 0QX, U.K.
> 
> 
> 
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