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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 241 - 260 of 349.

Title Acronymsort ascending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Condensation Nucleus Counters (CNCs) and Electrical Aerosol Sampler (EAS) CNC/EAS James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CN counter CCN
Cloud Lidar System CLS James Spinhirne (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Lidar Cloud Thickness
Chlorine Nitrate Instrument ClONO2 David Wilmouth (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, ClO, ClONO2, BrO
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
Closed-path Laser Hygrometer 2 CLH2 Linnea Avallone (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) H2O (total)
Closed-path Laser Hygrometer CLH Linnea Avallone (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC H2O (total)
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
Cloud Imaging Probe CIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Integrating Nephelometer CIN Hermann Gerber (PI) C-130H - WFF, Citation, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Asymmetry Parameter, Optical Extinction Coefficient, Extinction-to-Backscatter Ratio
Cimel Sunphotometer Cimel Michal Segal Rozenhaimer (PI)
Chicago Water Isotope Spectrometer Chi-WIS Benjamin Clouser (Mgr) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer H2O, HDO
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN Counter CFSTGC Richard Moore (PI) Balloon, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, HU-25 Falcon - LaRC CN counter CCN
Continuous Flow Diffusion Chambers CFDC Paul J. DeMott (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
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
Cosmic Dust Collectors CDC Michael Zolensky (PI) WB-57 - JSC Cosmic Dust
Cloud, Aerosol, and Refractive Index Experiment CARE Bernadett Weinzierl (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Coherent Radar Depth Sounder CARDS Prasad Gogineni (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Sounder, Radar Ice Sheet Thickness
Carbon Airborne Flux Experiment CARAFE Glenn M. Wolfe (PI) C-23 Sherpa - WFF Laser absorption CO2, CH4, H2O concentrations and fluxes
Cloud Absorption Radiometer CAR Charles Gatebe (PI) J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Naval Research Lab (NRL) P-3 Orion, C-131A University of Washington Radiometer Solar flux, Imagery

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