TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne 2-Channel Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIAS-IILance Christensen (PI)BalloonSpectrometerN2O, CH4, CO, HCl, NO2
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
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
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
Balloon Borne Frost Point HygrometerBalloon FPHDale Hurst (PI)BalloonH2O
In situ
0.1 Hz
Balloonsondes (NOAA)Balloonsondes (NOAA)Dale Hurst (PI)BalloonH2O, O3, Temperature, Pressure
In situ
0.1 Hz
CO2 Weather Balloon SpectrometerCO2-WEBSLance Christensen (PI)BalloonSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
1 Hz
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN CounterCFSTGCRichard Moore (PI)Balloon, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130 - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, HU-25 Falcon - LaRC, C-130H - WFFCN counterCCN
In situ
1 Hz
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone PhotometerNOAA O3 ClassicErik Richard (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Balloon, WB-57 - JSCPhotometerO3
In situ
High-Sensitivity Fast-Response CO2 AnalyzerHarvard CO2Steven C. Wofsy (PI)Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)CO2
In situ
0.5 Hz
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
Lightweight Balloon InterferometerLWBIGeoffrey Toon (PI)BalloonInterferometer
Vertical profile
Solar tracking
3000 m
1.8-15.5 µm
NOAA NOy InstrumentNOAA NOyPatrick Veres (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, BalloonChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy
In situ
Ozonesondes (NOAA)Ozonesondes (NOAA)Dale Hurst (PI)BalloonO3, Temperature, Pressure
In situ
0.1 Hz
Submillimeter Limb SounderSLSRobert Stachnik (PI)Balloon, ER-2 - AFRCLimb SounderClO, O3, HCl, HNO3, N2O
In situ