TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne 2-Channel Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIAS-IILance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloonSpectrometerN2O, CH4, CO, HCl, NO2
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
1 Hz
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIASLance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4, CO2 isotopes, HCl
In situ
1 Hz
Argus Tunable Diode Laser InstrumentARGUSMax Loewenstein (PI)NASA ARCBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
3.3 µm; 4.7 µmCH4
Balloon Borne Frost Point HygrometerBalloon FPHDale Hurst (PI)NOAA ESRLBalloonH2O
In situ
0.1 Hz
Balloonsondes (NOAA)Balloonsondes (NOAA)Dale Hurst (PI)NOAA ESRLBalloonH2O, O3, Temperature, Pressure
In situ
0.1 Hz
CO2 Weather Balloon SpectrometerCO2-WEBSLance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloonSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN CounterCFSTGCRichard Moore (PI)NASA LaRCBalloon, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, HU-25 Falcon - LaRCCN counterCCN
In situ
1 Hz
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone PhotometerNOAA O3 ClassicErik Richard (PI)NOAA ESRLER-2 - AFRC, Balloon, WB-57 - JSCPhotometerO3
In situ
High-Sensitivity Fast-Response CO2 AnalyzerHarvard CO2Steven C. Wofsy (PI)HarvardBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
0.5 Hz
JPL Mark IV Balloon InterferometerMkIVGeoffrey Toon (PI)JPLBalloon, DC-8 - AFRCInterferometerH2O, O3, N2O, CO, CH4, NO, NO2, HNO3, HNO4, N2O5, H2O2, ClONO2, HOCl, HCl, HF, COF2, CF4, SF6, CF2ClCFCl2, CHF2Cl, CF2Cl2, CFCl3, CCl4, CH3Cl, C2H2, C2H6, OCS, HCN, N2, O2, CO2
Lightweight Balloon InterferometerLWBIGeoffrey Toon (PI)JPLBalloonInterferometer
Vertical profile
Solar tracking
3000 m
1.8-15.5 µm
NOAA NOy InstrumentNOAA NOyPatrick Veres (PI)NOAA ESRLER-2 - AFRC, BalloonChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy
In situ
Ozonesondes (NOAA)Ozonesondes (NOAA)Dale Hurst (PI)NOAA ESRLBalloonO3, Temperature, Pressure
In situ
0.1 Hz
Submillimeter Limb SounderSLSRobert Stachnik (PI)JPLBalloon, ER-2 - AFRCLimb SounderClO, O3, HCl, HNO3, N2O
In situ