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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 221 - 240 of 335.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Modular Aerial Sensing System MASS Luc Lenain (PI) Twin Otter International, Partenavia P68C (Aspen Helicopter), Gulfstream V - JSC Lidar Ocean surface and land topography, thermal imagery, hyperspectral imagery, visible imagery, point temperature
MOPITT Airborne Test Radiometer MATR John Gille (Prev PI) Citation Radiometer CO, CH4
Multi-functional Fiber Laser Lidar MFLL Jeremy Dobler (PI) B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC Lidar Altitude
Multi-kilohertz Microlaser Altimeter MMLA Phil Dabney (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Camera, Photometer Topography
Multi-sample Aerosol Collection System MACS James Wilson (PI) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Counterflow virtual impactor Particle size distribution
Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor MACAWS Jeffry Rothermel (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Wind, Aerosol Backscattering
Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder MCoRDS Carl Leuschen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC Radar Ice Sheet Thickness
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
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer Probe MASP Darrel Baumgardner (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
Multiscale Observing System of the Ocean Surface MOSES Jeroen Molemaker (PI) B-200 (#801) - AFRC Camera Sea Surface Temperature
Multispectral Atmospheric Mapping Sensor MAMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Photometer H2O (total), Temperature
Multispectral Imaging, Detection and Active Reflectance MiDAR Dr. Ved Chirayath (PI)
National Airborne Sounder Testbed - Interferometer NAST-I Anna Noe (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, WB-57 - JSC Interferometer Temperature, Relative Humidity
NCAR Airborne Oxygen Instrument AO2 Britt Stephens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC O2, CO2
NCAR NO-NO2 NO-NO2 Andrew Weinheimer (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Chemiluminescence NO, NO2
NCAR NOxyO3 NOxyO3 Andrew Weinheimer (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Chemiluminescence NO, NO2, NOy, O3
Nevzorov Liquid Water Content (LWC) and Total Water Content (TWC) Probe Nevzorov Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF Cloud Liquid Water Content, H2O (total)
Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIRISng Robert O. Green (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
NO and NOy Chemiluminescence Instrument NO/NOy Yutaka Kondo (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Chemiluminescence NO, NO2, NOy
NOAA Iodide Ion Time-of-Flight Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer NOAA ToF CIMS J. Andy Neuman (PI) DC-8 - AFRC CIMS HCOOH, ClNO2, N2O5, BrO, Cl2, BrCN, BrCl, C2H4O3S

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