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, 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
Airborne Earth Science Microwave Imaging RadiometerAESMIREdward Kim (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerImagery, Snow Accumulation, Sea Ice Surface Elevation, H2O, Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning
6-100 GHz
Airborne Laser Isotope SpectrometerALISLance Christensen (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O, CO2 isotopes, CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Airborne Scanning Microwave Limb SounderA-SMLSPaul Stek (PI)WB-57 - JSCLimb SounderH2O, O3, CO, HNO3, CH2O, N2O, HCN, CH3CN, CH3OH, SO2, HDO, H2O2, NO2, CH3Cl, (CH3)2CO
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
2000 m
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIASLance Christensen (PI)Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4, CO2 isotopes, HCl
In situ
1 Hz
Balloon Borne Frost Point HygrometerBalloon FPHDale Hurst (PI)BalloonH2O
In situ
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerNOAA CIMSThomas B Ryerson (PI)WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCCIMSH2O, HNO3, HCl
In situ
COMACOMAJames Podolske (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorptionCO, CO2, H2O
In situ
Cryogenic HygrometerCRYOJohn Barrick (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCH2O
In situ
Diode Laser HygrometerDLHGlenn S. Diskin (PI)B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC, NASA P-3Laser absorptionH2O
In situ
Fast In-situ Stratospheric HygrometerFISHCornelius Schiller (PI)WB-57 - JSCH2O
In situ
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
Frost Point (NOAA)FPAndrew Rollins (PI)WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRCH2O
In situ
G2301-fLaura Iraci (PI)Spectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, H2O
G2301-mLaura Iraci (PI)Spectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, H2O
Harvard Harriot HygrometerHHHJames Anderson (PI)WB-57 - JSCH2O
In situ
Harvard Integrated Cavity Output SpectroscopyICOSJames Anderson (PI)WB-57 - JSCLaser absorptionH2O
In situ
Harvard Lyman-α Photofragment Fluorescence HygrometerHWVJames Anderson (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCFluorescenceH2O
In situ
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
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
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
NOAA WaterNWTroy Thornberry (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCIMS, Laser absorptionH2O, H2O (total)
In situ
1 Hz
2.7 µmDFB laser to scan 2 H2O lines and CO2 line for additional diagnostic
NPOESS Airborne Sounder Testbed - MicrowaveNAST-MR. Vincent Leslie (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Cross-track scanning
Raman Airborne Spectroscopic LidarRASLDavid Whiteman (PI)B200 - LARCRaman spectrometerH2O, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Temperature
In situ
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
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
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
Turbulent Air Motion Measurement SystemTAMMSLee Thornhill (PI)P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC, P3Navigation recorderAircraft position, Temperature, Pressure, H2O
In situ
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSJames W. Elkins (PI)Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), PhotometerN2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
In situ
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Atmo Water Sensor PackageUAVAWSPLance Christensen (PI)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4
In situ
0.3 Hz
Unmanned Aerial System Laser HygrometerULHRobert L. Herman (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCH2O
In situ
1 Hz
Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser HygrometerVCSELMark A. Zondlo (PI)NSF G-VH2O
In situ
1 Hz