TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne Laser Isotope SpectrometerALISLance Christensen (PI)JPLDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O, CO2 isotopes, CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Airborne Tunable Laser Absorption SpectrometerATLASMax Loewenstein (PI)NASA ARCER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)N2O, CH4, CO, O3
In situ
1 Hz
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIASLance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4, CO2 isotopes, HCl
In situ
1 Hz
Alpha Jet Ozone InstrumentLaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCAlpha JetSpectrometer (in situ)O3
In situ
Argus Tunable Diode Laser InstrumentARGUSMax Loewenstein (PI)NASA ARCBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
3.3 µm; 4.7 µmCH4
Atmospheric Vertical Observations of CO2 in the Earth's TroposphereAVOCETJoshua P. DiGangi (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
5 Hz
Carbon Dioxide Laser Absorption SpectrometerCO2LASGary Spiers (PI)JPLDC-8 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
Charged-coupled device Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersCAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (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
In situ
1 Hz
280-650 nm
Closed-path Laser Hygrometer 2CLH2Darin Toohey (PI)CU BoulderGulfstream V - NSF, C-230 - NSF, DC-8- AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)H2O (total)
In situ
45 Hz
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPSAndrew Heymsfield (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRCParticle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
1 Hz
Cloud Spectrometer and ImpactorCSIAndrew Heymsfield (PI)NCARC-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCounterflow virtual impactor, Spectrometer (in situ)Cloud Liquid Water Content, H2O (total)
In situ
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPS - DC8Andrew Heymsfield (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
0.5-50 µm; 25-1550 µmAerosol particle and cloud hydrometeor size distributions
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation SpectrometerCAPS - WB57Darrel Baumgardner (PI)DMTWB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In situ
0.5-1550 µm
CO2 Weather Balloon SpectrometerCO2-WEBSLance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloonSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies SpectrometerCAMSAlan Fried (Co-I)CU BoulderGulfstream V - NSF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH2O, HCOOH
In situ
Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux MeasurementCPFMC. Thomas McElroy (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCRadiometer, Spectrometer (in situ)Solar flux
In situ
300-770 nm
Cooled CCD Slit-less SpectrographASTROPeter Jenniskens (PI)SETIDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
CSU QC-TILDAS Ammonia CSU-NH3Emily Fischer (PI)Colo StateNSF/NCAR C-130, University of Wyoming King AirSpectrometer (in situ)NH3
In situ
1 Hz
CU Aircraft Extractive Electrospray Time-of-Flight Mass SpectrometerEESI-TOFMSJose-Luis Jimenez (PI)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)C6H10O5, C6H5NO4
In situ
1 Hz
CU Aircraft High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass SpectrometerHR-AMSJose-Luis Jimenez (PI)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, C-130 - NSFSpectrometer (in situ)Organic Aerosol, NH4, NO3, SO4, NR-Cl, Br-, Iodine, seasalt, MSA, ClO4, pRONO2
In situ
1 Hz
DCOTSS Portable Optical Particle SpectrometerDPOPSJohn Dykema (PI)HarvardER-2 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)particle number density, Particle size distribution
Difference Frequency Generation Absorption SpectrometerDFGASAlan Fried (Co-I)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometer (in situ)CH2O
In situ
Differential Absorption Carbon monOxide MeasurementDACOMGlenn S. Diskin (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, CO, CH4, CO2
In situ
5 Hz
Differential Aerosol Sizing and Hygroscopicity Spectrometer ProbeDASH-SPArmin Sorooshian (PI)UADC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFDifferential mobility, Spectrometer (in situ)Aerosol
In situ
532 nm
Dual Channel Airborne tunable diode Laser SpectrometerDCALSAlan Fried (Co-I)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CH3OH, CH2O
In situ
Fibre-optic Fed Slit-SpectrographSLITMichael Winter (PI)University of KentuckyDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
G2301-fLaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, H2O
G2301-mLaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, H2O
Gas and Aerosol Measurement Sensor/Langley Airborne A-Band SpectrometerGAMS/LAABSMichael Pitts (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRCSolar Occultation, Spectrometer (in situ)Optical Depth
In situ
1024 channels at 430-1030 nm; 800 channels at 759-771 nmsolar spectrometer
Harvard Tracer SuiteHTSBruce Daube (PI)HarvardDC-8 - AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2, CH4, N2O
In situ
Harvard University Picarro Cavity Ring Down SpectrometerHUPCRSSteven C. Wofsy (PI)HarvardGlobal Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH4, CO2, CO
In situ
0.5 Hz
High Frame Rate Slit-less SpectrographHFRSGeoff McHarg (PI)USAFDC-8 - AFRCCamera, Spectrometer (in situ)Imagery
In situ
High Volume Precipitation SpectrometerHVPSPaul Lawson (PI)SPECCitation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFFParticle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Particle size distribution
In situ
High-Sensitivity Fast-Response CO2 AnalyzerHarvard CO2Steven C. Wofsy (PI)HarvardBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
0.5 Hz
In Situ Measurements of Aerosol Microphysical PropertiesAMPCharles Brock (PI)NOAA ESRLDC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream G-5Spectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Size Distribution
In situ
1 Hz
In-Situ Measurements of Aerosol Optical PropertiesAOPNicholas L. Wagner (PI)NOAA ESRLDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Black Carbon
In situ
Intensified High Definition TV Near-UV SpectrographNUVShinsuke Abe (PI)Kobe UniversityDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CCN
In situ
Isotope Ratio Infrared SpectrometerIRISHans-Jürg Jost (PI)NASA ARCM-55, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)H2O isotopes
In situ
JPL Laser HygrometerJLHRobert L. Herman (PI)JPLDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O
In situ
1 Hz
Langley Aerosol Mass SpectrometerLangley HR-ToF-AMSLuke D. Ziemba (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, HU-25 Falcon - LaRC, C-130H - WFFSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Mass Concentrations of Organics, Sulfate, Nitrate, Ammonium, Chloride
In situ
1 Hz
Methane Near IR Tunable Diode Laser Absorption SpectrometerNOAA CH4Erik Richard (PI)NOAA ESRLWB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)CH4
In situ
Miniature Echelle SpectrographEchellePeter Jenniskens (PI)SETIDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer ProbeMASPDarrel Baumgardner (PI)DMTDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
In situ
NOAA PicarroKathryn McKain (Co-I)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, Alpha JetSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, CO
In situ
1.2 Hz
Non-dispersed Infrared Airborne CO2 DetectorNIRADDarin Toohey (PI)CU BoulderWB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
10 Hz
OSCAR labLaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCSpectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2
OSCAR portableLaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCSpectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2
Particle Analysis By Laser Mass SpectrometryPALMSGregory Schill (PI)NOAA ESRLDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle Composition, Aerosol
In situ
Particle Analysis By Laser Mass Spectrometry- Next GenerationPALMS-NGDaniel Cziczo (PI)PurdueER-2 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle Composition, Aerosol
In situ
Picarro G1301-c Methane/Carbon Dioxide AnalyzerPicarroFrank Flocke (PI)NCARGulfstream V - NSFSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4
In situ
5 Hz
Proton-Transfer-Reaction Mass SpectrometerPTR-MSArmin Wisthaler (PI)UIC-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH3CHO, (CH3)2CO, CH3CN, C6H6, C4H4O, C5H8, CH3OH, MVK, C7H8
In situ
Scanning Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersSAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)NCARC-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Solar flux
In situ
280-420 nm
SPP-100SPPPaul Lawson (PI)SPECWB-57 - JSCOptical particle counter, Spectrometer (in situ)Particle concentration
In situ
Three-View Cloud Particle Imager3V-CPIJorgen Jensen (PI)NCARGulfstream V - NSFParticle imager, Spectrometer (in situ)Imagery
In situ
10-1280 µm
Trace Organic Gas AnalyzerTOGAEric Apel (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, C-130 - NSF, C-130 NSFGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ)VOCs
In situ
Tropospheric Ozone and Tracers from Commercial Aircraft PlatformsTOTCAPLinnea Avallone (PI)NSFDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)O3, H2O, CO2
In situ
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSBrad Hall (PI)NOAA ESRLAltair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRCGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O, CHCl3, CCl4, CF2Cl2, CFCl3, CF2ClCFCl2, Halon-1211
In situ
Ultra High Sensitivity Aerosol SpectrometerUHSASDavid Rogers (PI)NCARGlobal Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSFSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Concentration
In situ
0.075-1 µmaerosols
UNH MercuryUNHMERCRobert Talbot (PI)UNHDC-8 - AFRCFluorescence, Spectrometer (in situ)Hg
In situ
Utah State Near-Infrared SpectrometerNIRSPECMichael J. Taylor (PI)USUDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Shock Emissions
In situ
0.96-1.67 µm