TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
14-channel NASA Ames Airborne Tracking SunphotometerAATS-14Philip B. Russell (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Twin Otter InternationalPhotometerAerosol, H2O, O3, Optical Depth, NO2
Integrated vertical column
Solar tracking
353.5 nm; 380 nm; 452.6 nm; 499.4 nm; 519.4 nm; 605.8 nm; 675.1 nm; 779.1 nm; 864.5 nm; 940.6 nm; 1019.1 nm; 1241.3 nm; 1558.5 nm; 2139.3 nm
2 Channel Selected Ion Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerSI/CIMS-2Fred Eisele (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFCIMSOH, H2SO4, CH4SO3, DMSO, NH3, Aerosol
In situ
Airborne Compact Atmospheric MapperACAMScott Janz (PI)B-200 - LARC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraNO2, O3, Aerosol, SO2, CH2O
Integrated vertical column
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
2 Hz
300-900 nmAir Quality (AQ) 304:520 nm; Ocean Color (OC) 460:900 nm
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPSAndrew Heymsfield (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRCParticle 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 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 - 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 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 Refractive Index ExperimentCAREBernadett Weinzierl (PI)DC-8 - AFRCAerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Direct beam Irradiance Airborne SpectrometerDIASSamuel R. Hall (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerAerosol, Optical Depth, O3
Integrated slant column
Solar tracking
Particle Analysis By Laser Mass SpectrometryPALMSKarl Froyd (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle Composition, Aerosol
In situ
Polarized Imaging NephelometerPI-NephJ. Vanderlei Martins (PI)B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRCAerosol
In situ
Quartz Crystal Microbalance/Surface Acoustic WaveQCM/SAWArthur Thorpe (PI)ER-2 - AFRCCounterflow virtual impactorAerosol
In situ