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 - 173 of 173.

Titlesort descending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology Experiment TWiLiTE Bruce Gentry (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Lidar Wind
TSI 3563 Integrating Nephelometer TSI Neph Cessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, Twin Otter (DOE) Particle Extinction
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species UCATS Brad Hall (PI) Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Gas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), Spectrometer (in situ) N2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O, CHCl3, CCl4, CF2Cl2, CFCl3, CF2ClCFCl2, Halon-1211
UNH Mercury UNHMERC Robert Talbot (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence, Spectrometer (in situ) Hg
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde Instrument POPS Brian Heikes (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence H2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
Utah State Near-Infrared Spectrometer NIRSPEC Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Shock Emissions
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Vapor In-Cloud Profiling Radar VIPR Ken Cooper (PI) Twin Otter, P-3 Orion - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Radar H2O Vapor
Video Uplink Edward Schilling (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Whole Air Sampler WAS (UCI) Donald R. Blake (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons, Alkyl Nitrates, OCS, DMS, CS2
Whole Air Sampler WAS (NCAR) Elliot Atlas (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons
Wind Radiometer WINDRAD Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
X-Band Lightweight Rainfall Radiometer LRR-X Eric Smith (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer Particle size distribution, Rain Rate


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