TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
2D-S Stereo Probe2DSPaul Lawson (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P3Particle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
In situ
2DC Hydrometeor Imaging Probe2DCDavid Rogers (PI)NSF G-VParticle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration
In situ
25-1600 µmice, water
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPSAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC, P3Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
1 Hz
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer - U ViennaCAPS ViennaBernadett Weinzierl (PI)DC-8 - AFRCAerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
Cloud Droplet ProbeCDPDavid Rogers (PI)NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC, P3Particle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration
In situ
1 Hz
2-50 µmwater droplets, ice crystals
Cloud Imaging ProbeCIPAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCParticle imagerParticle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
25-1550 µm
Cloud Particle ImagerCPIPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
Cloud Physics LidarCPLMatthew McGill (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLidarAerosol, Optical Depth, Particle size distribution
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
30 m
335 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nm
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPS - WB57Darrel Baumgardner (PI)WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
0.5-1550 µm
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPS - DC8Andrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
0.5-50 µm; 25-1550 µmAerosol particle and cloud hydrometeor size distributions
Cloud, Aerosol, and Refractive Index ExperimentCAREBernadett Weinzierl (PI)DC-8 - AFRCAerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Continuous Flow Diffusion ChambersCFDCPaul J. DeMott (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
Differential mobilityEdward L. Winstead (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRCDifferential mobilityParticle size distribution
Focused Cavity Aerosol SpectrometerFCASJames Wilson (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
Forward Scattering Spectrometer ProbeFSSPPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
450 nm; 530 nm; 550 nm; 700 nmaerosol scattering and backscattering coefficients
HawkeyeHawkeyePaul Lawson (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P3Particle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
10 µm; 50 µm2D-S channel 1
High Volume Precipitation SpectrometerHVPSPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P3Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Particle size distribution
In situ
Multi-sample Aerosol Collection SystemMACSJames Wilson (PI)WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRCCounterflow virtual impactorParticle size distribution
In situ
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer ProbeMASPDarrel Baumgardner (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
In situ
Nuclei-Mode Aerosol Size SpectrometerNMASSJohn Michael Reeves (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCCN counterParticle size distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei
In situ
Precipitation Imaging ProbePIPAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRCParticle imager, SpectrometerParticle size distribution
Small Ice DetectorSIDAndrew Heymsfield (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ