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 Thickness, 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 - GRC, 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, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerSolar 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 - GRC, 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, H2O (total)
In situ
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN CounterCFSTGCRichard Moore (PI)Balloon, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130 - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, HU-25 Falcon - LaRC, C-130H - WFFCN counterCCN
In situ
1 Hz
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, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSFCameraImagery
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 - GRC, C-130H - WFFRadarSea Ice Surface Elevation
Ground
13-17 GHz
Land, Vegetation and Ice SensorLVISJ. Bryan Blair (PI)B-200 - 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)
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 - GRC, 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 Otter - GRCRadar, 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 - JSC, GV - NCARPhotometerBlack Carbon, Aerosol
In situ
1 Hz
Small Ice DetectorSIDAndrew Heymsfield (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, 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, C-130H - WFF, Twin Otter - CIRPAS - NPSRadiometerSolar flux, Irradiance
Other
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
1 Hz
300-1000 nm; 950-2150 nm
Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research4STARMeloe S. Kacenelenbogen (PI)P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Gulfstream G-1 (DOE), DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerNO2, O3, H2O, Spectral Aerosol Optical Depth, Aerosol Extinction Angstrom Exponent, Aerosol Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Asymmetry Parameter, Aerosol Scattering phase function, Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Complex Refractive Index, Cloud Optical Depth, Cloud droplet effective radius, Cloud Thermodynamic Phase, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Upwards pointing but not directly upwards, Solar tracking (angles: The instrument can be pointed continuously around the full azimuth and over 270 degrees in elevation )
801 channels at 354.1-998.4 nm; 447 channels at 998.4-1650.1 nm
Whole Air SamplerWAS (NCAR)Elliot Atlas (PI)C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWhole Air SamplingNMHCs, Halocarbons
In situ