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 321 - 340 of 344.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Two-Dimensional Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array Radiometer 2D-STAR David Levine (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Soil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species UCATS James W. Elkins (PI) Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Gas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), Photometer N2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
Ultra High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer UHSAS David Rogers (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Concentration
UNH Mercury UNHMERC Robert Talbot (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence, Spectrometer (in situ) Hg
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Atmo Water Sensor Package UAVAWSP Lance Christensen (PI) N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar UAVSAR Yunling Lou (PI) Gulfstream C-20A (GIII) - AFRC Radar Imagery
Unmanned Aerial System Laser Hygrometer ULH Robert L. Herman (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC H2O
Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere Aerosol Microphysics Package UTLS-AMP Luke D. Ziemba (PI) WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Aerosol Number Concentration, Aerosol Size Distribution
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde Instrument POPS Brian Heikes (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence H2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
Utah State Near-Infrared Spectrometer NIRSPEC Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Shock Emissions
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Vacuum UV Resonance Fluorescence CO Instrument VUV-CO Teresa Campos (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Fluorescence CO
Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Hygrometer VCSEL Mark A. Zondlo (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF H2O
Video Ice Particle Sampler VIPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle Composition
Video Imaging System VIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Video Uplink Edward Schilling (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Warm Ice Sounding Explorer WISE Yonggyu Gim (PI) DC-3, Twin Otter - GRC Sounder Ice Sheet Thickness
Water-Based Condensation Nucleus Counter WCN David Rogers (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF CN counter CCN, Temperature, Pressure
WB-57 Ascent Video Experiment WAVE Marty Ross (PI) WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Whole Air Sampler WAS (UCI) Donald R. Blake (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons, Alkyl Nitrates, OCS, DMS, CS2

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