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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 1 - 20 of 26.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
2DC Hydrometeor Imaging Probe 2DC David Rogers (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer GT-CIMS L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF CIMS HNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN
Closed-path Laser Hygrometer CLH Linnea Avallone (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC H2O (total)
Closed-path Laser Hygrometer 2 CLH2 Linnea Avallone (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) H2O (total)
Cloud Droplet Probe CDP David Rogers (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies Spectrometer CAMS Alan Fried (Co-I) Gulfstream V - NSF, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O, HCOOH
Digital Mapping System DMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSF Camera Imagery
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
G-V Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer SMPS James Smith (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Differential mobility Aerosol Size Distribution
HAIS Fast-O3 Fast-O3 Teresa Campos (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Chemiluminescence O3
HIAPER Airborne Radiation Package HARP Samuel R. Hall (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Radiometer Actinic Flux, Irradiance
In Situ Airborne Formaldehyde ISAF Thomas F. Hanisco (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Gulfstream V - NSF, P-3 Orion - NOAA ESRL, C-130 - NSF Fluorescence CH2O
Microwave Temperature Profiler MTP Richard Denning (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Temperature
NCAR NO-NO2 NO-NO2 Andrew Weinheimer (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Chemiluminescence NO, NO2
Nuclei-Mode Aerosol Size Spectrometer NMASS John Michael Reeves (Prev PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC CN counter Particle size distribution, CCN
O3 Photometer (NOAA) NOAA O3 Shang Liu (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC Photometer O3
Peroxide Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer PCIMS Daniel O'Sullivan (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF CIMS H2O2, CH3OOH
Picarro G1301-c Methane/Carbon Dioxide Analyzer Picarro Frank Flocke (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Spectrometer (in situ) CO2, CH4
Small Ice Detector SID Andrew Heymsfield (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle size distribution
Three-View Cloud Particle Imager 3V-CPI Jorgen Jensen (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Imagery

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