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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 41 - 60 of 335.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Ames Digital Imager DIM Paul F. Wercinski (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Ames Extinction Scattering Optical Property Instrument AESOP Anthony Strawa (PI) Twin Otter - GRC Particle Extinction, Single Scattering Albedo
Applanix POS System POS AV Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B-200 - LARC, Caravan, Cessna 402B, DC-8 - AFRC, J-31, WB-57 - JSC Navigation recorder Aircraft position
ARC Picarro Warren Gore (Co-I) Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRC CH4, CO2
Argus Tunable Diode Laser Instrument ARGUS Max Loewenstein (PI) Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) CO, CH4, N2O
Atmospheric Vertical Observations of CO2 in the Earth's Troposphere AVOCET Joshua P. DiGangi (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Autonomous Modular Sensor AMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) Altair, B-200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Axial Cyclone Cloud-water Collector AC3 Ewan Crosbie (Co-I) C-130 - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, HU-25 Falcon - LaRC Ion Chromatography Aqueous concentrations of bulk cloud-water species (e.g., Sulfate, Nitrate, sodium, Ca+2, TOC, pH)
Balloon Borne Frost Point Hygrometer Balloon FPH Dale Hurst (PI) Balloon H2O
Balloonsondes (NOAA) Balloonsondes (NOAA) Dale Hurst (PI) Balloon
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides Detector BNOD Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
Broadband CO2 Lidar - 1.5 micron version Nader Abuhassan (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar CO2
BroadBand Radiometers BBR Anthony Bucholtz (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Solar flux
Carbon Airborne Flux Experiment CARAFE Glenn M. Wolfe (PI) C-23 Sherpa - WFF Laser absorption CO2, CH4, H2O concentrations and fluxes
Carbon Dioxide and Ozone Airborne in Situ Tracers COAST Melody Avery (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF
Carbon Dioxide Laser Absorption Spectrometer CO2LAS Gary Spiers (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
Carbon Monoxide By Attenuation of Laser Transmission COBALT James Podolske (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Laser absorption CO
CCD Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers CAFS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) Actinic Flux
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer GT-CIMS L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF CIMS HNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN

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