TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne Earth Science Microwave Imaging RadiometerAESMIREdward Kim (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerImagery, Snow Thickness, Sea Ice Surface Elevation, H2O, Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning
6-100 GHz
Airborne Multi-angle SpectroPolarimeter ImagerAirMSPIDave Diner (PI)ER-2 - AFRCRadiometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Downwards pointing but not directly downwards (angles: variable between ±75, typical: 70, 60, 45, 26)
11000 m (at 20 km)
55 m (at 20 km)
355 nm; 380 nm; 445 nm; 470 nm; 555 nm; 660 nm; 865 nm; 935 nm
Airborne Ocean Color ImagerAOCIJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Cross-track scanning
50 m (at 19.8 km)
0.436-0.455 µm; 0.481-0.501 µm; 0.511-0.531 µm; 0.554-0.575 µm; 0.61-0.631 µm; 0.655-0.676 µm; 0.741-0.8 µm; 0.831-0.897 µm; 0.989-1.054 µm; 8.423-12.279 µm
Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging SpectrometerAVIRISRobert O. Green (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
12000 m (at 20 km)
20 m (at 20 km)
31 channels at 410-700 nm; 63 channels at 680-1270 nm; 63 channels at 1250-1860 nm; 63 channels at 1840-2450 nm9.4 nm bandwidth
Ames Digital ImagerDIMPaul F. Wercinski (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit SpectrographAIM-ITGeorge Varros (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Autonomous Modular SensorAMSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)Altair, B-200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Cross-track scanning
12 channels at 0.42-11.26 µm4 different configurations (see website for details).
Cloud Absorption RadiometerCARCharles Gatebe (PI)J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Naval Research Lab (NRL) P-3 Orion, C-131A University of WashingtonRadiometerSolar flux, Imagery
Other
Zenith (directly upwards), Upwards pointing but not directly upwards, Nadir (directly downwards), Downwards pointing but not directly downwards, Cross-track scanning (angles: 190)
1.67 Hz
340 nm; 381 nm; 472 nm; 682 nm; 870 nm; 1036 nm; 1219 nm; 1273 nm; 1556 nm; 1656 nm; 1737 nm; 2103 nm; 2205 nm; 2302 nm
Cloud Particle ImagerCPISarah Woods (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WFF P-3BParticle imagerParticle phase, habit, Imagery
In situ
Digital Camera SystemDCSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
Digital Mapping SystemDMSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSFCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
Enhanced MODIS Airborne SimulatoreMASJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Cross-track scanning
6.25 Hz
36000 m (at 19.8 km)
50 m (at 19.8 km)
38 channels at 0.4649-14.18 µm
High Frame Rate Slit-less SpectrographHFRSGeoff McHarg (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCamera, Spectrometer (in situ)Imagery
In situ
HR-732 Aerial CamerasHR-732Jeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
15000 m (at 19.8 km)
3 m (at 19.8 km)
HyMapHyMapTerry Cocks (PI)Cessna 402B, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Cross-track scanning
0.45-0.89 µm; 0.89-1.35 µm; 1.4-1.8 µm; 1.95-2.48 µmVIS module
Intensified All-sky CameraALLSKYPeter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Other
Zenith (directly upwards)
400-900 nm
Intensified Camera 1INT1Peter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
In situ
400-900 nm
Intensified Camera 2INT2Peter Jenniskens (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
In situ
400-900 nm
Intensified High Frame Rate ImagerIHFRIHans Nielsen (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
In situ
500-900 nm
IRIS II Panoramic CameraIRIS IIJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
40000 m (at 19.8 km)
2 m (at 19.8 km)
Large Pixel Format CCD CameraFranziska Harms (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Leica RC-30 metric cameraRC-30Jeffrey Myers (Mgr)B-200 - LARC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
Leonardo Airborne SimulatorLASSi-Chee Tsay (PI)ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Miniature Video Imaging SystemMVISJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCCameraImagery
MODIS Airborne SimulatorMASJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
6.25 Hz
36 m (at 20 km)
50 m (at 20 km)
464.9 nm; 549.4 nm; 655 nm; 702.4 nm; 743.1 nm
MODIS/ASTER Airborne SimulatorMASTERJeffrey Myers (Mgr)B-200 - DOE - ARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging SpectrometerAVIRISngRobert O. Green (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
12000 m (at 20 km)
20 m (at 20 km)
380-2510 nm
Pushbroom Imager for Cloud and Aerosol Research and DevelopmentPICARDSteve Platnick (PI)ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerImagery
RC-10 Mapping CamerasRC-10Jeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
30000 m (at 19.8 km)
8 m (at 19.8 km)
Research Scanning PolarimeterRSPBrian Cairns (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFPolarimeterImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards (angles: 0, 45, 90, 135)
410 nm; 470 nm; 550 nm; 670 nm; 865 nm; 960 nm; 1590 nm; 1880 nm; 2250 nm
Telescopic High Definition TelevisionTHDTVEdward Schilling (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Other
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards
Thematic Mapper SimulatorTMSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
15600 m (at 19.8 km)
25 m (at 19.8 km)
0.42-0.45 nm; 0.45-0.52 nm; 0.52-0.6 nm; 0.6-0.62 nm; 0.63-0.69 nm; 0.69-0.75 nm; 0.76-0.9 nm; 0.91-1.05 nm; 1.55-1.75 nm; 2.08-2.35 nm; 2 channels at 8.5-14 nm
Three-View Cloud Particle Imager3V-CPIJorgen Jensen (PI)Gulfstream V - NSFParticle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Imagery
In situ
10-1280 µm
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture RadarUAVSARYunling Lou (PI)Gulfstream C-20A (GIII) - AFRCRadarImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
Video Imaging SystemVISJeffrey Myers (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
20 m (at 19.8 km)
Video UplinkEdward Schilling (PI)DC-8 - AFRCCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
WB-57 Ascent Video ExperimentWAVEMarty Ross (PI)WB-57 - JSCCameraImagery
Other
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards