TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
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 Earth Science Microwave Imaging RadiometerAESMIREdward Kim (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerImagery, Snow Accumulation, Sea Ice Surface Elevation, H2O, Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning
6-100 GHz
Airborne Topographic MapperATMWilliam Krabill (Prev PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter, HU-25A Guardian - LaRCLidarTopography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
0.2 m (at 0.8 km)
532 nmPulsed at 5 kHz
BroadBand RadiometersBBRAnthony Bucholtz (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, NASA P-3RadiometerSolar flux
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
10 Hz
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerCIT-CIMSPaul Wennberg (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCCIMSHNO3, H2O2, CH3OOH, HCN, PAA, PNA, SO2
In situ
Cloud Integrating NephelometerCINHermann Gerber (PI)C-130H - WFF, Citation, Twin Otter, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterAsymmetry Parameter, Optical Extinction Coefficient, Extinction-to-Backscatter Ratio
In situ
4-2500 ┬Ám
Cloud Spectrometer and ImpactorCSIAndrew Heymsfield (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCounterflow virtual impactor, Spectrometer (in situ)Cloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
In situ
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN CounterCFSTGCEdward L. Winstead (Mgr)Balloon, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFFCN counterCloud Condensation Nuclei
In situ
CU Aircraft High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass SpectrometerHR-AMSJose-Luis Jimenez (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Cl, NH4, NO3, Organic Aerosol, SO4
In situ
100 Hz
Digital Mapping SystemDMSJeffrey Myers (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Falcon, NSF G-VCameraImagery
Ground
Downwards pointing but not directly downwards
HOx Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer HOxCIMSChristopher A. Cantrell (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCCIMSOH, HO2, HO2+RO2
In situ
Ku-band Radar AltimeterCarl Leuschen (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter, C-130H - WFFRadarSea Ice Surface Elevation
Ground
13-17 GHz
Land, Vegetation and Ice SensorLVISJ. Bryan Blair (PI)B200 - LARC, C-130H - WFF, Cessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLidarVegetation, Topography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
1000 m (at 10 km)
25 m (at 10 km)
Langley Aerosol Research Group ExperimentLARGEEdward L. Winstead (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, C-130H - WFF, NASA P-3CN counter, Nephelometer, Optical particle counterAerosol Number Density, Aerosol Size Distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Black Carbon, Particle Absorption, Particle Extinction, Particle Scattering, Single Scattering Albedo
In situ
405 nm; 530 nm; 700 nm
NCAR NOxyO3NOxyO3Andrew Weinheimer (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy, O3
In situ
PAN CIMS Instrument by Georgia Tech and NCARPAN-CIGARL. Greg Huey (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFCIMSPAN, PPN, PiBN, PnBN, PBzN, MoPAN, APAN, MPAN
In situ
Particle Into Liquid SamplerPILSRodney Weber (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFIon ChromatographyNa, NH4, K, Mg, Ca+2, Cl, NO2, NO3, SO4, PO4, Br-, WSOC
In situ
Passive Active L- and S-band SensorPALSSteven J Dinardo (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter, DC-8 - AFRCRadar, Scatterometer, RadiometerRadar backscatter, Ocean Salinity, Soil Moisture
Ground
Cross-track scanning
1.26 GHz; 1.413 GHzscatterometer
Polarimetric Ku-Band ScatterometerPolSCATSteven J Dinardo (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin OtterRadar, ScatterometerRadar backscatter
Ground
Conical scanning
13.95 GHz
Proton-Transfer-Reaction Mass SpectrometerPTR-MSArmin Wisthaler (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH3CHO, (CH3)2CO, CH3CN, C6H6, C4H4O, C5H8, CH3OH, MVK, C7H8
In situ
Scanning Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersSAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Solar flux
In situ
280-420 nm
Single Particle Soot Photometer (NOAA)SP2Joshua (Shuka) Schwarz (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCPhotometerBlack Carbon, Scattering Aerosols
In situ
Small Ice DetectorSIDAndrew Heymsfield (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
Solar Spectral Flux RadiometerSSFRPeter Pilewskie (Co-I)Altair, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter, C-130H - WFF, Twin Otter International, NASA P-3RadiometerSolar flux, Irradiance
Other
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
1 Hz
300-1000 nm; 950-2150 nm
Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research4STARPhilip B. Russell (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometerAerosol Optical Depth, H2O
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Solar tracking, Other vertical scanning
Whole Air SamplerWAS (NCAR)Elliot Atlas (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWhole Air SamplingNMHCs, Halocarbons
In situ