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The Airborne Science Instrument Database provides details on the science instruments that have been used as part of NASA-funded airborne research.

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Currently displayed: instruments 21 - 40 of 104.

Title Acronymsort descending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Compact Airborne NO2 Experiment CANOE Jason M. St. Clair (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Droplet Probe CDP David Rogers (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer CIT-CIMS Paul Wennberg (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC CIMS HNO3, H2O2, CH3OOH, HCN, PAA, PNA, SO2
Multiple Axis Resonance Fluorescence Chemical Conversion Detector for ClO and BrO ClO/BrO James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence ClO, BrO
Chlorine Nitrate Instrument ClONO2 David Wilmouth (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, ClO, ClONO2, BrO
Cloud Lidar System CLS James Spinhirne (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Lidar Cloud Thickness
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CN counter CCN
Condensation Nucleus Counters (CNCs) and Electrical Aerosol Sampler (EAS) CNC/EAS James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSMIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSSIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Ice Water Path, Brightness Temperature
Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux Measurement CPFM C. Thomas McElroy (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer, Spectrometer (in situ) Solar flux
Cloud Physics Lidar CPL Matthew McGill (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Lidar Aerosol, Optical Depth, Particle size distribution
Cloud Radar System CRS Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity
Digital Camera System DCS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
DCOTSS Portable Optical Particle Spectrometer DPOPS John Dykema (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) particle number density, Particle size distribution
ER-2 High Altitude Dropsonde EHAD Jeffrey B. Halverson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Dropsonde Temperature
Enhanced MODIS Airborne Simulator eMAS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
ER-2 Doppler Radar EXRAD Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity,
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution

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