TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Charged-coupled device Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersCAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Gulfstream III - LaRCSpectrometer (in situ)Spectrally resolved actinic flux and photolysis frequencies typically calculated for the following species: O3, NO2, NO3, CH2O, HONO, HNO3, N2O5, HNO4, PAN, H2O2, CH3OOH, CH3ONO2, CH3CH2ONO2, CH3CHO, CH3CH2CHO, CHOCHO, CH3COCHO, 2, 3-Butanedione, Methacrolein, MVK, (CH3)2CO, MEK, Br2, BrO, BrNO, BrNO2, BrONO, BrONO2, BrCl, HOBr, CHBr3, Cl2, ClO, ClNO2, ClONO, ClONO2
In situ
1 Hz
280-650 nm
CU Aircraft High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass SpectrometerHR-AMSJose-Luis Jimenez (PI)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, C-130 - NSF, Gulfstream III - LaRCSpectrometer (in situ)Organic Aerosol, NH4, NO3, SO4, NR-Cl, Br-, Iodine, seasalt, MSA, ClO4, pRONO2
In situ
1 Hz
High Altitude Lidar ObservatoryHALOAmin R. Nehrir (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8- AFRC, C-130- WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, B200 - LARC, B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC, G-V-JSC, G-III – LaRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream III - LaRCLidarwater vapor profiles, methane columns and profiles, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
Hyperspectral Thermal Emissions SpectrometerHyTESSimon Hook (PI)JPLTwin Otter - GRC, Gulfstream III - LaRC, Gulfstream V - JSCSpectrometerTemperature
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
3590 m (at 4 km)
7 m (at 4 km)
7.5-12 µm
Land, Vegetation and Ice SensorLVISJ. Bryan Blair (PI)NASA GSFCB200 - LARC, C-130H - WFF, Cessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Gulfstream III - LaRC, Gulfstream V - JSC, Gulfstream V - NSF, B200 - Dynamic AviationLidarVegetation, Vegetation structure, surface topography, ice and sea ice elevations, ocean surface topography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
2000 m (at 10 km)
20 m (at 10 km)
Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging SpectrometerAVIRIS-NGRobert O. Green (PI)JPLER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter, Glufstream V - JSC, Gulfstream III - LaRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
100 Hz
4000 m (at 8 km)
8 m (at 8 km)
380-2510 nm
Portable Remote Imaging SpectrometerPRISMDavid Thompson (PI)JPLTwin Otter International, Gulfstream III - LaRC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerRadiance, Ocean Color, Chlorophyll-a
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
168 Hz
350-1050 nm
Single Particle Soot Photometer (NOAA)SP2Joshua (Shuka) Schwarz (PI)NOAA CSLC-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, GV - NCAR, Gulfstream III - LaRCPhotometerBlack Carbon, Aerosol
In situ
1 Hz