TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Accumulation RadarCarl Leuschen (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFRadarSnow Thickness, Ice Sheet Thickness
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
600-900 MHzwhen operated from aircraft
Coherent Radar Depth SounderCARDSPrasad Gogineni (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFSounder, RadarIce Sheet Thickness
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
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
Sea Ice Thickness Penetrating Radar InstrumentSITPRIBen Holt (PI)RadarIce Sheet Thickness
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
0.1-0.3 GHz; 0.8-1.2 GHz; 4-8 GHzice bottom surface
Slope Imaging Multi-polarization Photon-counting LidarSIMPLDavid Harding (PI)Learjet 25, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRCLidarSea Ice Surface Elevation, Ice Sheet Thickness
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
Warm Ice Sounding ExplorerWISEYonggyu Gim (PI)DC-3, Twin Otter - GRCSounderIce Sheet Thickness
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)