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 41 - 60 of 160.

Titlesort descending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies Spectrometer CAMS Alan Fried (Co-I) Gulfstream V - NSF, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O, HCOOH
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 N927NA, DC-8 - AFRC, CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Conically-Scanning Two-look Airborne Radiometer C-STAR Anthony Guillory (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer Wind, Rain Rate
Continuous Flow Diffusion Chambers CFDC Paul J. DeMott (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Cooled CCD Slit-less Spectrograph ASTRO Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Counterflow Virtual Impactor CVI Cynthia Twohy (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 N927NA, Counterflow virtual impactor Condensed water content
Cryogenic Hygrometer CRYO John Barrick (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC H2O
CU Aircraft Extractive Electrospray Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer EESI-TOFMS Jose-Luis Jimenez (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer
CU Aircraft High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer HR-AMS Jose-Luis Jimenez (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Cl, NH4, NO3, Organic Aerosol, SO4
Difference Frequency Generation Absorption Spectrometer DFGAS Alan Fried (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O
Differential Absorption Carbon monOxide Measurement DACOM Glenn S. Diskin (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) N2O, CO, CH4, CO2
Differential Absorption Lidar DIAL Johnathan W. Hair (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Optical Depth, O3
Differential Aerosol Sizing and Hygroscopicity Spectrometer Probe DASH-SP Armin Sorooshian (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Differential mobility, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Hygroscopicity
Differential mobility Edward L. Winstead (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC Differential mobility Particle size distribution
Digital Camera System DCS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 N927NA, Camera Imagery
Digital Mapping System DMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSF Camera Imagery
Diode Laser Hygrometer DLH Glenn S. Diskin (PI) B-200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 N927NA, , Laser absorption H2O
Direct beam Irradiance Airborne Spectrometer DIAS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Aerosol, Optical Depth, O3
Doppler Aerosol WiNd Lidar DAWN Michael J. Kavaya (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P-3 Lidar Wind, Aerosol Backscattering
Dropsondes - DC-8 D8D Gerald Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Dropsonde Temperature

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