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.

Titlesort ascending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Charged-coupled device Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers CAFS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) Spectrally resolved actinic flux and photolysis frequencies typically calculated for the following species: O3, NO2, NO3, CH2O, HONO, HNO3, N2O5, HNO4, PAN, H2O2, CH3OOH, CH3ONO2, CH3CH2ONO2, CH3CHO, CH3CH2CHO, CHOCHO, CH3COCHO, 2, 3-Butanedione, Methacrolein, MVK, (CH3)2CO, MEK, Br2, BrO, BrNO, BrNO2, BrONO, BrONO2, BrCl, HOBr, CHBr3, Cl2, ClO, ClNO2, ClONO, ClONO2
Carbon Monoxide By Attenuation of Laser Transmission COBALT James Podolske (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Laser absorption CO
Carbon Dioxide Laser Absorption Spectrometer CO2LAS Gary Spiers (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
BroadBand Radiometers BBR Anthony Bucholtz (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Solar and IR radiative flux; Total, Direct, Diffuse Solar radiative flux
Broadband CO2 Lidar - 1.5 micron version Nader Abuhassan (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar CO2
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides Detector BNOD Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
Autonomous Modular Sensor AMS James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) Altair, B200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Atmospheric Vertical Observations of CO2 in the Earth's Troposphere AVOCET Joshua P. DiGangi (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
ARC Picarro Warren Gore (Co-I) Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRC CH4, CO2
Applanix POS System POS AV Lee Thornhill (PI) B200 - LARC, Caravan, Cessna 402B, DC-8 - AFRC, J-31, WB-57 - JSC Navigation recorder Aircraft position
Ames Digital Imager DIM Paul F. Wercinski (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Airborne Tropospheric Hydrogen Oxides Sensor ATHOS William H. Brune (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence OH, Napthalene, HO2, NO
Airborne Topographic Mapper ATM William Krabill (Prev PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC Lidar Topography
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 Synthetic Aperture Radar AIRSAR Yunling Lou (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Radar backscatter
Airborne Submillimeter Radiometer ASUR Harry Kullmann (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer ClO, HCl, HNO3, N2O, O3
Airborne Second Generation Precipitation Radar APR-2 Simone Tanelli (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity
Airborne Raman Ozone, Temperature, and Aerosol Lidar AROTAL Thomas J. McGee (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar, Raman spectrometer Temperature, , O3, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Airborne Rain Mapping Radar ARMAR Steve Durden (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Doppler Velocity, Radar Reflectivity, Brightness Temperature

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