TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Aerosol LidarWilliam Grant (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRCLidarAerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Vertical profile
15 m
532 nm; 1064 nm
FSSP-300 Aerosol SpectrometerFPCASER-2 - AFRCAerosol Scattering Ratio
High Altitude Lidar ObservatoryHALOAmin R. Nehrir (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8- AFRC, C-130- WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, B200 - LARC, B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC, G-V-JSC, G-III – LaRC, DC-8 - AFRCLidarwater vapor profiles, methane columns and profiles, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
High Spectral Resolution LidarHSRLChris Hostetler (PI)NASA LaRCB200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLidarAerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
532 nm; 1064 nmaerosol backscatter, depolarization, and extinction
High Spectral Resolution Lidar 2HSRL2Chris Hostetler (PI)NASA LaRCER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, B200 - LARC, B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC, G-V-JSCLidarAerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
0.1 Hz
15 m
355 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nm
Raman Airborne Spectroscopic LidarRASLDavid Whiteman (PI)NASA GSFCB200 - LARCRaman spectrometerH2O, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Temperature
In situ