TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
14-channel NASA Ames Airborne Tracking SunphotometerAATS-14Philip B. Russell (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Twin Otter InternationalPhotometerAerosol, H2O, O3, Optical Depth, NO2
Integrated vertical column
Solar tracking
353.5 nm; 380 nm; 452.6 nm; 499.4 nm; 519.4 nm; 605.8 nm; 675.1 nm; 779.1 nm; 864.5 nm; 940.6 nm; 1019.1 nm; 1241.3 nm; 1558.5 nm; 2139.3 nm
2D-S Stereo Probe2DSPaul Lawson (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFParticle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
In situ
Advanced Microwave Precipitation RadiometerAMPRAnthony Guillory (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10.7 GHz; 19.35 GHz; 37.1 GHz; 85.5 GHz
Aerosol LidarWilliam Grant (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarAerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Vertical profile
15 m
532 nm; 1064 nm
Aerosol/Cloud Particle Impactor/ReplicatorACIRRudolf Pueschel (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCloud Condensation Nuclei, Black Carbon, SO4
In situ
Airborne Cloud RadarACRSteven J Dinardo (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter (DOE)RadarRadar Reflectivity
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
150 m
94.905 GHz; 94.915 GHz; 94.925 GHz; 94.935 GHz
Airborne Coherent Lidar for Advanced In-flight MeasurementsACLAIMEdward Teets (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarDoppler Lidar
Airborne Laser Isotope SpectrometerALISLance Christensen (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O, CO2 isotopes, CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper ExperimentALTMSteve Young (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarTopography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
Airborne Multichannel Microwave RadiometerAMMRJames R. Wang (Mgr)Convair 580 NRC, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
10-92 GHz
Airborne Rain Mapping RadarARMARSteve Durden (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCRadarDoppler Velocity, Radar Reflectivity, Brightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
9000 m (at 12 km)
800 m (at 12 km)
13.8 GHz
Airborne Raman Ozone, Temperature, and Aerosol LidarAROTALThomas J. McGee (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidar, Raman spectrometerTemperature, Profile, O3, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
308 nm; 332 nm; 355 nm; 387 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nmN2 Raman
Airborne Second Generation Precipitation RadarAPR-2Simone Tanelli (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadarRadar Reflectivity, Linear Depolarization Radar, Doppler Velocity
Vertical profile
Cross-track scanning
13.4 GHz; 35.6 GHzKu band
Airborne Submillimeter RadiometerASURHarry Kullmann (PI)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerClO, HCl, HNO3, N2O, O3
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
604.3-662.3 GHz
Airborne Synthetic Aperture RadarAIRSARYunling Lou (PI)DC-8 - AFRCRadarRadar backscatter
Airborne Topographic MapperATMWilliam Krabill (Prev PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, HU-25A Guardian - LaRCLidarTopography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
0.2 m (at 0.8 km)
532 nmPulsed at 5 kHz
Airborne Tropospheric Hydrogen Oxides SensorATHOSWilliam H. Brune (PI)DC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceOH, Napthalene, HO2, NO
In situ
Ames Digital ImagerDIMPaul F. Wercinski (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Applanix POS SystemPOS AVJeffrey Myers (Mgr)B-200 - LARC, Caravan, Cessna 402B, DC-8 - AFRC, J-31, WB-57 - JSCNavigation recorderAircraft position
ARC PicarroWarren Gore (Co-I)Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRCCH4, CO2
In situ
Atmospheric Vertical Observations of CO2 in the Earth's TroposphereAVOCETJoshua P. DiGangi (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit SpectrographAIM-ITGeorge Varros (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Autonomous Modular SensorAMSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)Altair, B-200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Cross-track scanning
12 channels at 0.42-11.26 µm4 different configurations (see website for details).
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides DetectorBNODRonald C. Cohen (PI)DC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceNO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
In situ
Broadband CO2 Lidar - 1.5 micron versionNader Abuhassan (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCLidarCO2
In situ
BroadBand RadiometersBBRAnthony Bucholtz (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerSolar flux
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
10 Hz
Carbon Dioxide Laser Absorption SpectrometerCO2LASGary Spiers (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
Carbon Monoxide By Attenuation of Laser TransmissionCOBALTJames Podolske (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorptionCO
In situ
CCD Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersCAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Actinic Flux
In situ
280-650 nm
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerCIT-CIMSPaul Wennberg (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCCIMSHNO3, H2O2, CH3OOH, HCN, PAA, PNA, SO2
In situ
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerNOAA CIMSThomas B Ryerson (PI)WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCCIMSH2O, HNO3, HCl
In situ
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerGT-CIMSL. Greg Huey (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSFCIMSHNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN
In situ
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPSAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRCParticle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
1 Hz
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer - U ViennaCAPS ViennaBernadett Weinzierl (PI)DC-8 - AFRCAerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
Cloud Imaging ProbeCIPAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCParticle imagerParticle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
25-1550 µm
Cloud Particle ImagerCPIPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
Cloud Spectrometer and ImpactorCSIAndrew Heymsfield (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCounterflow virtual impactor, Spectrometer (in situ)Cloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
In situ
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPS - DC8Andrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
0.5-50 µm; 25-1550 µmAerosol particle and cloud hydrometeor size distributions
Cloud, Aerosol, and Refractive Index ExperimentCAREBernadett Weinzierl (PI)DC-8 - AFRCAerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
CN - HawaiiAntony Clarke (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCCN counterCloud Condensation Nuclei
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies SpectrometerCAMSAlan Fried (Co-I)Gulfstream V - NSF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH2O, HCOOH
In situ
Condensation Nuclei CounterCNCJames Wilson (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCCN counterCloud Condensation Nuclei
In situ
Conically-Scanning Two-look Airborne RadiometerC-STARAnthony Guillory (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerWind, Rain Rate
Ground
Conical scanning
37 GHz; 85 GHz
Continuous Flow Diffusion ChambersCFDCPaul J. DeMott (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
Cooled CCD Slit-less SpectrographASTROPeter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
Counterflow Virtual ImpactorCVICynthia Twohy (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCounterflow virtual impactorCondensed water content
In situ
Cryogenic HygrometerCRYOJohn Barrick (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCH2O
In situ
CU Aircraft Extractive Electrospray Time-of-Flight Mass SpectrometerEESI-TOFMSJose-Luis Jimenez (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer
CU Aircraft High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass SpectrometerHR-AMSJose-Luis Jimenez (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Cl, NH4, NO3, Organic Aerosol, SO4
In situ
100 Hz
Difference Frequency Generation Absorption SpectrometerDFGASAlan Fried (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometer (in situ)CH2O
In situ
Differential Absorption Carbon monOxide MeasurementDACOMGlenn S. Diskin (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, CO, CH4, CO2
In situ
Differential Absorption LidarDIALJohnathan W. Hair (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarAerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Optical Depth, O3
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
288 nm; 300 nm; 355 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nmO3
Differential Aerosol Sizing and Hygroscopicity Spectrometer ProbeDASH-SPArmin Sorooshian (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFDifferential mobility, Spectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Hygroscopicity
In situ
Differential mobilityEdward L. Winstead (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRCDifferential mobilityParticle size distribution
Digital Camera SystemDCSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
Digital Mapping SystemDMSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSFCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
Diode Laser HygrometerDLHGlenn S. Diskin (PI)B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorptionH2O
In situ
Direct beam Irradiance Airborne SpectrometerDIASSamuel R. Hall (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerAerosol, Optical Depth, O3
Integrated slant column
Solar tracking
Doppler Aerosol WiNd LidarDAWNMichael J. Kavaya (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P-3LidarWind, Aerosol Backscattering
Vertical profile
Other vertical scanning
Dropsondes - DC-8D8DGerald Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCDropsondeTemperature
Dual Channel Airborne tunable diode Laser SpectrometerDCALSAlan Fried (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CH3OH, CH2O
In situ
Dual-Frequency Airborne Precipitation RadarPR-2Eastwood Im (PI)DC-8 - AFRCRadarDoppler radar backscatter
Ground
Cross-track scanning
14 GHz; 35 GHz
Fabry-Perot InterferometerFPIJay R. Herman (PI)DC-8 - AFRCInterferometerO2, CO2
Integrated vertical column
Fibre-optic Fed Slit-SpectrographSLITMichael Winter (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
Focused Cavity Aerosol SpectrometerFCASJames Wilson (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
Forward Scattering Spectrometer ProbeFSSPPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
450 nm; 530 nm; 550 nm; 700 nmaerosol scattering and backscattering coefficients
Fourier Transform Infrared SpectrometerFTIRMichael Coffey (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerHCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3
Integrated vertical column
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards, Solar tracking
10 Hz
6 channels at 2-15 µm
Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Snow Thickness RadarFMCWCarl Leuschen (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadarSnow Thickness
Ground
Cross-track scanning
2-8 GHz
Gas and Aerosol Measurement Sensor/Langley Airborne A-Band SpectrometerGAMS/LAABSMichael Pitts (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSolar Occultation, Spectrometer (in situ)Optical Depth
In situ
1024 channels at 430-1030 nm; 800 channels at 759-771 nmsolar spectrometer
Georgia Tech Laser-Induced FluorescenceGT-LIFDavid Tan (PI)DC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceNO, CH2O, NO2
In situ
Georgia Tech NO InstrumentGT-NOL. Greg Huey (PI)DC-8 - AFRCChemiluminescenceNO
Goodrich Clear Air Turbulence Data CollectionKris Deverasety (PI)DC-8 - AFRCTurbulence
Harvard Tracer SuiteHTSBruce Daube (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2, CH4, N2O
In situ
Hawaii Group for Environmental Aerosol ResearchHIGEARAntony Clarke (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFCN counter, Differential mobility, Laser absorption, Optical particle counter, Photometer, SpectrometerParticle Absorption, Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Size Distribution, Black Carbon
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding RadiometerHAMSRShannon Brown (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRCSounder, Microwave RadiometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
40000 m (at 20 km)
2000 m (at 20 km)
8 channels at 50-56 GHz; 10 channels at 113-119 GHz; 7 channels at 166-190 GHz
High Frame Rate Slit-less SpectrographHFRSGeoff McHarg (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCamera, Spectrometer (in situ)Imagery
In situ
High Spectral Resolution LidarHSRLChris Hostetler (PI)B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRCLidarAerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
532 nm; 1064 nmaerosol backscatter, depolarization, and extinction
High Volume Precipitation SpectrometerHVPSPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFFParticle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Particle size distribution
In situ
HOx Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer HOxCIMSChristopher A. Cantrell (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCCIMSOH, HO2, HO2+RO2
In situ
HR-732 Aerial CamerasHR-732Jeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
15000 m (at 19.8 km)
3 m (at 19.8 km)
In Situ Airborne FormaldehydeISAFThomas F. Hanisco (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC, WB-57 - JSCFluorescenceCH2O
In situ
1 Hz
In Situ Measurements of Aerosol Microphysical PropertiesAMPCharles Brock (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Dry aerosol particle size distribution, Cloud droplet size distribution, Dust size distribution, Precipitation Size, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In-Situ Measurements of Aerosol Optical PropertiesAOPNicholas L. Wagner (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Black Carbon
In situ
Intensified All-sky CameraALLSKYPeter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Other
Zenith (directly upwards)
400-900 nm
Intensified Camera 1INT1Peter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
In situ
400-900 nm
Intensified Camera 2INT2Peter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
In situ
400-900 nm
Intensified High Definition TV Near-UV SpectrographNUVShinsuke Abe (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Cloud Condensation Nuclei
In situ
Intensified High Frame Rate ImagerIHFRIHans Nielsen (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
In situ
500-900 nm
J(NO2) RadiometerJohn Barrick (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerSolar flux
JPL Laser HygrometerJLHRobert L. Herman (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O
In situ
1 Hz
JPL Mark IV Balloon InterferometerMkIVGeoffrey Toon (PI)Balloon, DC-8 - AFRCInterferometerH2O, O3, N2O, CO, CH4, NO, NO2, HNO3, HNO4, N2O5, H2O2, ClONO2, HOCl, HCl, HF, COF2, CF4, SF6, CF2ClCFCl2, CHF2Cl, CF2Cl2, CFCl3, CCl4, CH3Cl, C2H2, C2H6, OCS, HCN, N2, O2, CO2
Ku-band Radar AltimeterCarl Leuschen (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, C-130H - WFFRadarSea Ice Surface Elevation
Ground
13-17 GHz
Land, Vegetation and Ice SensorLVISJ. Bryan Blair (PI)B-200 - LARC, C-130H - WFF, Cessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLidarVegetation, Topography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
1000 m (at 10 km)
25 m (at 10 km)
Langley Aerosol Research Group ExperimentLARGEEdward L. Winstead (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFCN counter, Nephelometer, Optical particle counterAerosol Number Density, Aerosol Size Distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Black Carbon, Particle Absorption, Particle Extinction, Particle Scattering, Single Scattering Albedo
In situ
405 nm; 530 nm; 700 nm
Langley In Situ Fast-Response Ozone MeasurementsFASTOZMelody Avery (PI)DC-8 - AFRCChemiluminescenceO3
In situ
Large Pixel Format CCD CameraFranziska Harms (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Lidar Atmosphere Sensing ExperimentLASESyed Ismail (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLidarH2O, Aerosol Backscattering
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
5 Hz
815-815 nm
Lightning Instrument ProjectLIPMonte Bateman (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRCElectric field, Lightning, Air Conductivity
In situ
Measurements of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Over Northwestern North AmericaMACDONNAStephanie A. Vay (PI)DC-8 - AFRCGas chromatographyCO2
In situ
Medusa Whole Air SamplerMedusaBritt Stephens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCWhole Air SamplingO2, CO2, N2, Argon, CO2 isotopes
In situ
Meteorological Measurement SystemMMST. Paul Bui (PI)Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWind, Turbulence, Temperature, Aircraft position
In situ
Microwave Temperature ProfilerMTPRichard Denning (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCMicrowave RadiometerTemperature
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
Miniature Echelle SpectrographEchellePeter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
MODIS/ASTER Airborne SimulatorMASTERJeffrey Myers (Mgr)B-200 - DOE - ARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind SensorMACAWSJeffry Rothermel (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarWind, Aerosol Backscattering
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth SounderMCoRDSCarl Leuschen (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRCRadarIce Sheet Thickness
Ground
Cross-track scanning
20-60 MHz
Multiple Axis Resonance Fluorescence Chemical Conversion Detector for ClO and BrOClO/BrOJames Anderson (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceClO, BrO
In situ
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer ProbeMASPDarrel Baumgardner (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
In situ
NCAR Airborne Oxygen InstrumentAO2Britt Stephens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCO2, CO2
In situ
NCAR NOxyO3NOxyO3Andrew Weinheimer (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy, O3
In situ
Nevzorov Liquid Water Content (LWC) and Total Water Content (TWC) ProbeNevzorovAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFFCloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
In situ
NO and NOy Chemiluminescence InstrumentNO/NOyYutaka Kondo (PI)DC-8 - AFRCChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy
In situ
NOAA Iodide Ion Time-of-Flight Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerNOAA ToF CIMSJ. Andy Neuman (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCIMSHCOOH, ClNO2, N2O5, BrO, Cl2, BrCN, BrCl, C2H4O3S
NOAA Lyman-Alpha Total Water HygrometerNOAA TWKen Kelly (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCH2O (total)
In situ
NOAA Nitrogen Oxides and OzoneNOyO3Thomas B Ryerson (PI)DC-8 - AFRCChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy, O3
In situ
1 Hz
NOAA PicarroKathryn McKain (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, Alpha JetSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, CO
In situ
1.2 Hz
Nuclei-Mode Aerosol Size SpectrometerNMASSJohn Michael Reeves (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCCN counterParticle size distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei
In situ
PAN and Trace Hydrohalocarbon ExpeRimentPANTHERJames W. Elkins (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCGas chromatography(CH3)2CO, PAN, H2, CH4, CO, N2O, SF6, CFCl3, CF2Cl2, Halon-1211
In situ
PAN CIMS Instrument by Georgia Tech and NCARPAN-CIGARL. Greg Huey (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFCIMSPAN, PPN, PiBN, PnBN, PBzN, MoPAN, APAN, MPAN
In situ
Particle Analysis By Laser Mass SpectrometryPALMSKarl Froyd (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle Composition, Aerosol
In situ
Particle Into Liquid SamplerPILSRodney Weber (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFIon ChromatographyNa, NH4, K, Mg, Ca+2, Cl, NO2, NO3, SO4, PO4, Br-, WSOC
In situ
Passive Active L- and S-band SensorPALSSteven J Dinardo (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, DC-8 - AFRCRadar, Scatterometer, RadiometerRadar backscatter, Ocean Salinity, Soil Moisture
Ground
Cross-track scanning
1.26 GHz; 1.413 GHzscatterometer
PeroxyAcetylNitrate, Aldehydes and KetonesPANAKHanwant Singh (PI)DC-8 - AFRCGas chromatographyPPN, PAN, MEK, IPN, HCN, CH3OH, CH3NO3, CH3CN, CH3CHO, CH3CH2CHO, C2H5OH, C2H5NO3, C2Cl4, (CH3)2CO
In situ
Polarimetric Ku-Band ScatterometerPolSCATSteven J Dinardo (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRCRadar, ScatterometerRadar backscatter
Ground
Conical scanning
13.95 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning RadiometerPSRAl Gasiewski (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning, Limb scanning
10.7 GHz; 18.7 GHz; 37 GHz; 89 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - C/X BandPSR/CXAl Gasiewski (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature, Soil Moisture, Sea Ice Surface Elevation
Ground
Cross-track scanning
5.8-6.2 GHz; 6.3-6.7 GHz; 6.75-7.1 GHz; 7.15-7.5 GHz; 4 channels at 10.6-10.8 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - Original ScanheadPSR/AAl Gasiewski (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10.7 nm; 18.7 nm; 37 nm
Polarized Imaging NephelometerPI-NephJ. Vanderlei Martins (PI)B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRCAerosol
In situ
Precipitation Imaging ProbePIPAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCParticle imager, SpectrometerParticle size distribution
Programmable Flask Package Whole Air SamplerPFPStephen (Steve) Montzka (PI)DC-8 - AFRCWhole Air SamplingN2O, SF6, H2, CS2, OCS, CO2, CH4, CO, CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs, Solvents, Methyl Halides, Hydrocarbons, Perfluorocarbons
In situ
Proton-Transfer-Reaction Mass SpectrometerPTR-MSArmin Wisthaler (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH3CHO, (CH3)2CO, CH3CN, C6H6, C4H4O, C5H8, CH3OH, MVK, C7H8
In situ
Quantum Cascade Laser SystemQCLSBruce Daube (PI)WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCLaser absorptionCO2, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
Radiometric Measurement SystemRAMSFrancisco Valero (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerSolar flux
In situ
Research Environment for Vehicle-Embedded Analysis on LinuxREVEALLawrence C. Freudinger (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSCNavigation recorderAircraft position
In situ
Rosemount Icing DetectorRICEAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFCloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
Sandia National Laboratory 2-channel RadiometerPHOTDick Spalding (PI)DC-8 - AFRCPhotometer, RadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
380-600 nm; 600-900 nm
Scanning Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersSAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Solar flux
In situ
280-420 nm
Scanning High-Resolution Interferometer SounderS-HISHank Revercomb (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCInterferometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Cross-track scanning
40000 m (at 20 km)
2000 m (at 20 km)
3.3-18 µm
Single Particle Soot Photometer (NOAA)SP2Joshua (Shuka) Schwarz (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCPhotometerBlack Carbon, Scattering Aerosols
In situ
Small Ice DetectorSIDAndrew Heymsfield (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
Solar Spectral Flux RadiometerSSFRPeter Pilewskie (Co-I)Altair, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Twin Otter - CIRPAS - NPSRadiometerSolar flux, Irradiance
Other
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
1 Hz
300-1000 nm; 950-2150 nm
Soluble Acidic Gases and AerosolsSAGAJack Dibb (PI)DC-8 - AFRCIon ChromatographyNa, NH4, K, Mg, Ca+2, Cl, Br-, NO3, SO4, C2O4-2, Be-7, Pb-210, HNO3, Fine Aerosol SO4, Fine Aerosol NO3
In situ
Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research4STARPhilip B. Russell (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometerAerosol Optical Depth, H2O
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Solar tracking, Other vertical scanning
Telescopic High Definition TelevisionTHDTVEdward Schilling (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Other
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards
Thermal-Dissociation Laser Induced FluorescenceTD-LIFRonald C. Cohen (PI)DC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceNO2, ∑PNs, ∑ANs, HNO3
In situ
Trace Organic Gas AnalyzerTOGAEric Apel (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSFGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ)VOCs
In situ
Tropospheric Ozone and Tracers from Commercial Aircraft PlatformsTOTCAPLinnea Avallone (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)O3, H2O, CO2
In situ
Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology ExperimentTWiLiTEBruce Gentry (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLidarWind
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
TSI 3563 Integrating NephelometerTSI NephCessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, Twin Otter (DOE)Particle Extinction
In situ
1 Hz
450 nm; 550 nm; 700 nm40 nm bandwidth
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSJames W. Elkins (PI)Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), PhotometerN2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
In situ
Ultrafine CN - LaRCEdward L. Winstead (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRCCN counterParticle concentration
In situ
UNH MercuryUNHMERCRobert Talbot (PI)DC-8 - AFRCFluorescence, Spectrometer (in situ)Hg
In situ
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde InstrumentPOPSBrian Heikes (PI)DC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceH2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
In situ
Utah State Near-Infrared SpectrometerNIRSPECMichael J. Taylor (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Shock Emissions
In situ
0.96-1.67 µm
Utah State University Airglow StudyAIRGLOWMichael J. Taylor (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCamera, InterferometerAirglow, OH
Other
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards
1-1.65 µm
Video UplinkEdward Schilling (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
Whole Air SamplerWAS (UCI)Donald R. Blake (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFWhole Air SamplingNMHCs, Halocarbons, Alkyl Nitrates, OCS, DMS, CS2
In situ
Whole Air SamplerWAS (NCAR)Elliot Atlas (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWhole Air SamplingNMHCs, Halocarbons
In situ
Wind RadiometerWINDRADSteven J Dinardo (PI)DC-8 - AFRCMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
17 GHz; 19 GHz; 37 GHz
X-Band Lightweight Rainfall RadiometerLRR-XEric Smith (PI)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerPrecipitation Size, Rain Rate
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
10.7 GHz