The Airborne Science Instrument Database provides details on the science instruments that have been used as part of NASA-funded airborne research.

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Currently displayed: instruments 141 - 160 of 166.

Title Acronymsort ascending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer AMPR Anthony Guillory (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
In Situ Measurements of Aerosol Microphysical Properties AMP Charles Brock (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Size Distribution
Airborne Multichannel Microwave Radiometer AMMR James R. Wang (Mgr) Convair 580 NRC, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper Experiment ALTM Steve Young (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Topography
Intensified All-sky Camera ALLSKY Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Airborne Laser Isotope Spectrometer ALIS Lance Christensen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) H2O, CO2 isotopes, CO2
Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar AIRSAR Yunling Lou (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Radar backscatter
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Airborne Emission Spectrometer AES Helen Worden (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C130 Interferometer O3, CO, H2O, CO2, CH4, NH3, etc.
Airborne Cloud Radar ACR Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter (DOE) Radar Radar Reflectivity
Airborne Coherent Lidar for Advanced In-flight Measurements ACLAIM Edward Teets (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar
Aerosol/Cloud Particle Impactor/Replicator ACIR Rudolf Pueschel (PI) DC-8 - AFRC CCN, Black Carbon, SO4
14-channel NASA Ames Airborne Tracking Sunphotometer AATS-14 Philip B. Russell (Prev PI) DC-8 - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Twin Otter International Photometer Aerosol, H2O, O3, Optical Depth, NO2
Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research 4STAR Meloe S. Kacenelenbogen (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Gulfstream G-1 (DOE), DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer NO2, O3, H2O, Spectral Aerosol Optical Depth, Aerosol Extinction Angstrom Exponent, Aerosol Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Asymmetry Parameter, Aerosol Scattering phase function, Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Complex Refractive Index, Cloud Optical Depth, Cloud droplet effective radius, Cloud Thermodynamic Phase, Cloud Liquid Water Content
2D-S Stereo Probe 2DS Paul Lawson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
Goodrich Clear Air Turbulence Data Collection Kris Deverasety (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Turbulence
J(NO2) Radiometer John Barrick (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer Solar flux
Ku-band Radar Altimeter Carl Leuschen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, C-130H - WFF Radar Sea Ice Surface Elevation
Large Pixel Format CCD Camera Franziska Harms (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery

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