TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Hyperspectral Thermal Emissions SpectrometerHyTESSimon Hook (PI)JPLTwin Otter - GRC, Gulfstream III - LaRC, Gulfstream V - JSCSpectrometerTemperature
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
3590 m (at 4 km)
7 m (at 4 km)
7.5-12 ┬Ám
Land, Vegetation and Ice SensorLVISJ. Bryan Blair (PI)NASA GSFCB200 - LARC, C-130H - WFF, Cessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Gulfstream III - LaRC, Gulfstream V - JSC, Gulfstream V - NSF, B200 - Dynamic AviationLidarVegetation, Vegetation structure, surface topography, ice and sea ice elevations, ocean surface topography
Ground
Cross-track scanning
2000 m (at 10 km)
20 m (at 10 km)
Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging SpectrometerAVIRIS-NGRobert O. Green (PI)JPLER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter, Glufstream V - JSC, Gulfstream III - LaRCSpectrometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
100 Hz
4000 m (at 8 km)
8 m (at 8 km)
380-2510 nm
Portable Remote Imaging SpectrometerPRISMDavid Thompson (PI)JPLTwin Otter International, Gulfstream III - LaRC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometerRadiance, Ocean Color, Chlorophyll-a
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
350-1050 nm; 1240-1240 nm; 1610-1610 nm