TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Aerosol LidarWilliam Grant (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarAerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Vertical profile
15 m
532 nm; 1064 nm
Aerosol Optical PropertiesAERO3XAnthony Strawa (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFOptical particle counterBlack Carbon, NO2, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Backscattering
In situ
1 Hz
405 nm; 675 nm
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
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
Doppler Aerosol WiNd LidarDAWNMichael J. Kavaya (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarWind, Aerosol Backscattering
Vertical profile
Other vertical scanning
High Spectral Resolution LidarHSRLChris Hostetler (PI)B200 - 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 Spectral Resolution Lidar 2HSRL2Chris Hostetler (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, NASA P-3LidarAerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
0.1 Hz
15 m
355 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nm
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
Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind SensorMACAWSJeffry Rothermel (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLidarWind, Aerosol Backscattering
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
Raman Airborne Spectroscopic LidarRASLDavid Whiteman (PI)B200 - LARCRaman spectrometerH2O, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Temperature
In situ