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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 161 - 180 of 342.

Title Acronymsort descending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Airborne Glacier and Land Ice Surface Topography Interferometer GLISTIN-A Delwyn Moller (PI) Gulfstream C-20A (GIII) - AFRC Interferometer, Radar Topography
GPS Flight Management System GPFMS William Krabill (Prev PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Navigation recorder Aircraft position
Sea Surface Wind Speed GPS-R Winds Jim Garrison (PI) B-200 - LARC, P-3 Orion - WFF Sounder Wind
GPS Remote Sensing Instrument GPSRS Michael Grant (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Soil Moisture
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer GT-CIMS L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF CIMS HNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN
Georgia Tech Laser-Induced Fluorescence GT-LIF David Tan (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO, CH2O, NO2
Georgia Tech NO Instrument GT-NO L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Chemiluminescence NO
Harvard Halogen Instrument HAL James Anderson (PI) WB-57 - JSC Fluorescence BrO, ClO
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding Radiometer HAMSR Shannon Brown (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC Sounder, Microwave Radiometer Temperature, H2O
HIAPER Airborne Radiation Package HARP Samuel R. Hall (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Radiometer Actinic Flux, Irradiance
High-Sensitivity Fast-Response CO2 Analyzer Harvard CO2 Steven C. Wofsy (PI) Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Gas chromatography CO2
Hawkeye Hawkeye Paul Lawson (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager Particle size distribution
HDVIS HDVIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr)
High Frame Rate Slit-less Spectrograph HFRS Geoff McHarg (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Spectrometer (in situ) Imagery
Harvard Harriot Hygrometer HHH James Anderson (PI) WB-57 - JSC H2O
Hawaii Group for Environmental Aerosol Research HIGEAR Antony Clarke (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF CN counter, Differential mobility, Laser absorption, Optical particle counter, Photometer, Spectrometer Particle Absorption, CCN, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Size Distribution, Black Carbon
Hurricane Imaging Radiometer HIRAD Daniel Cecil (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Wind, Rain Rate
High Resolution Interferometer Sounder HIS William L. Smith Sr. (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
High Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne Profiler HIWRAP Gerald Heymsfield (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Radar, Scatterometer Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity, Wind
Harvard Hydroxyl Experiment HOx James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Fluorescence, Laser absorption OH, HO2

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