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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 321 - 335 of 335.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Utah State Near-Infrared Spectrometer NIRSPEC Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Shock Emissions
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Vacuum UV Resonance Fluorescence CO Instrument VUV-CO Teresa Campos (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Fluorescence CO
Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Hygrometer VCSEL Mark A. Zondlo (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF H2O
Video Ice Particle Sampler VIPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle Composition
Video Imaging System VIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Video Uplink Edward Schilling (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Warm Ice Sounding Explorer WISE Yonggyu Gim (PI) DC-3, Twin Otter - GRC Sounder Ice Sheet Thickness
Water-Based Condensation Nucleus Counter WCN David Rogers (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF CN counter CCN, Temperature, Pressure
WB-57 Ascent Video Experiment WAVE Marty Ross (PI) WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Whole Air Sampler WAS (UCI) Donald R. Blake (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons, Alkyl Nitrates, OCS, DMS, CS2
Whole Air Sampler WAS (NCAR) Elliot Atlas (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons
Wind Radiometer WINDRAD Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Wing Tip Air Particulate Sampler APS Anthony Strawa (PI) ER-2 - AFRC SO4, Black Carbon
X-Band Lightweight Rainfall Radiometer LRR-X Eric Smith (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer Particle size distribution, Rain Rate

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