TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Advanced Whole Air SamplerAWASElliot Atlas (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWhole Air SamplingCFCl3, CF2ClCFCl2, Halon-1211, NMHCs, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
Airborne 2-Channel Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIAS-IILance Christensen (PI)BalloonSpectrometerN2O, CH4, CO, HCl, NO2
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
1 Hz
Airborne Chromatograph For Atmospheric Trace SpeciesACATSJames W. Elkins (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Cessna Citation IIGas chromatographyCFCl3, CF2Cl2, CF2ClCFCl2, CH3CCl3, CCl4, Halon-1211, CHCl3, CH4, H2, N2O, SF6
In situ
Airborne Tunable Laser Absorption SpectrometerATLASMax Loewenstein (PI)ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)N2O, CH4, CO, O3
In situ
1 Hz
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIASLance Christensen (PI)Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4, CO2 isotopes, HCl
In situ
1 Hz
ARC PicarroWarren Gore (Co-I)Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRCCH4, CO2
In situ
Argus Tunable Diode Laser InstrumentARGUSMax Loewenstein (PI)Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
3.3 µm; 4.7 µmCH4
Differential Absorption Carbon monOxide MeasurementDACOMGlenn S. Diskin (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, CO, CH4, CO2
In situ
Fourier Transform Infrared SpectrometerFTIRMichael Coffey (PI)DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerHCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3
Integrated vertical column
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards, Solar tracking
10 Hz
6 channels at 2-15 µm
G2301-fLaura Iraci (PI)Spectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, H2O
G2301-mLaura Iraci (PI)Spectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, H2O
Harvard Tracer SuiteHTSBruce Daube (PI)DC-8 - AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2, CH4, N2O
In situ
Harvard University Picarro Cavity Ring Down SpectrometerHUPCRSSteven C. Wofsy (PI)Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH4, CO2, CO
In situ
JPL Mark IV Balloon InterferometerMkIVGeoffrey Toon (PI)Balloon, DC-8 - AFRCInterferometerH2O, O3, N2O, CO, CH4, NO, NO2, HNO3, HNO4, N2O5, H2O2, ClONO2, HOCl, HCl, HF, COF2, CF4, SF6, CF2ClCFCl2, CHF2Cl, CF2Cl2, CFCl3, CCl4, CH3Cl, C2H2, C2H6, OCS, HCN, N2, O2, CO2
Measurement of Pollution in the Troposphere-AircraftMOPITT-AJames Drummond (PI)ER-2 - AFRCSounderCO, CH4
Integrated vertical column
Nadir (directly downwards)
Methane Near IR Tunable Diode Laser Absorption SpectrometerNOAA CH4Erik Richard (PI)WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)CH4
In situ
NOAA PicarroKathryn McKain (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, Alpha JetSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, CO
In situ
1.2 Hz
PAN and Trace Hydrohalocarbon ExpeRimentPANTHERJames W. Elkins (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCGas chromatography(CH3)2CO, PAN, H2, CH4, CO, N2O, SF6, CFCl3, CF2Cl2, Halon-1211
In situ
Picarro G1301-c Methane/Carbon Dioxide AnalyzerPicarroFrank Flocke (PI)NSF G-VSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4
In situ
5 Hz
Programmable Flask Package Whole Air SamplerPFPSteve Montzka (PI)DC-8 - AFRCWhole Air SamplingN2O, SF6, H2, CS2, OCS, CO2, CH4, CO, CFCs, HCFCs, HFCs, Solvents, Methyl Halides, Hydrocarbons, Perfluorocarbons
In situ
Quantum Cascade Laser SystemQCLSBruce Daube (PI)WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCLaser absorptionCO2, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSJames W. Elkins (PI)Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), PhotometerN2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
In situ
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Atmo Water Sensor PackageUAVAWSPLance Christensen (PI)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4
In situ
0.3 Hz