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 141 - 160 of 173.

Title Acronymsort ascending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Airborne Rain Mapping Radar ARMAR Steve Durden (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Doppler Velocity, Radar Reflectivity, Brightness Temperature
Airborne Third Generation Precipitation Radar APR-3 Simone Tanelli (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity
Airborne Second Generation Precipitation Radar APR-2 Simone Tanelli (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity
In-Situ Measurements of Aerosol Optical Properties AOP Nicholas L. Wagner (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Black Carbon
NCAR Airborne Oxygen Instrument AO2 Britton Stephens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC O2, CO2
Autonomous Modular Sensor AMS James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) Altair, B200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer AMPR Timothy Lang (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
In Situ Measurements of Aerosol Microphysical Properties AMP Charles Brock (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream G-5 Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Size Distribution
Airborne Multichannel Microwave Radiometer AMMR James R. Wang (Mgr) Convair 580 NRC, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper Experiment ALTM Steve Young (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Topography
Intensified All-sky Camera ALLSKY Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Airborne Laser Isotope Spectrometer ALIS Lance Christensen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) H2O, CO2 isotopes, CO2
Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar AIRSAR Yunling Lou (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Radar backscatter
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Airborne Emission Spectrometer AES Helen Worden (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C130 Interferometer O3, CO, H2O, CO2, CH4, NH3, etc.
Aerosol Optical Properties AERO3X Anthony Strawa (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Optical particle counter Black Carbon, NO2, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Backscattering
Airborne Cloud Radar ACR Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter (DOE) Radar Radar Reflectivity
Airborne Coherent Lidar for Advanced In-flight Measurements ACLAIM Edward Teets (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar
Aerosol/Cloud Particle Impactor/Replicator ACIR Rudolf Pueschel (PI) DC-8 - AFRC CCN, Black Carbon, SO4

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