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 21 - 40 of 160.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
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
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Autonomous Modular Sensor AMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) Altair, B200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides Detector BNOD Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
Broadband CO2 Lidar - 1.5 micron version Nader Abuhassan (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar CO2
BroadBand Radiometers BBR Anthony Bucholtz (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, NASA P-3, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Solar flux
Carbon Dioxide Laser Absorption Spectrometer CO2LAS Gary Spiers (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, Twin Otter Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
Carbon Monoxide By Attenuation of Laser Transmission COBALT James Podolske (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Laser absorption CO
CCD Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers CAFS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) Actinic Flux
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer CIT-CIMS Paul Wennberg (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC CIMS HNO3, H2O2, CH3OOH, HCN, PAA, PNA, SO2
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer NOAA CIMS Thomas B Ryerson (PI) WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CIMS H2O, HNO3, HCl
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer GT-CIMS L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V CIMS HNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC, P3 Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer - U Vienna CAPS Vienna Bernadett Weinzierl (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Imaging Probe CIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Particle Imager CPI Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution
Cloud Spectrometer and Impactor CSI Andrew Heymsfield (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Counterflow virtual impactor, Spectrometer (in situ) Cloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS - DC8 Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud, Aerosol, and Refractive Index Experiment CARE Bernadett Weinzierl (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
CN - Hawaii Antony Clarke (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei

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