TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne Earth Science Microwave Imaging RadiometerAESMIREdward Kim (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerImagery, Snow Accumulation, Sea Ice Surface Elevation, H2O, Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning
6-100 GHz
Airborne Multi-angle SpectroPolarimeter ImagerAirMSPIDave Diner (PI)ER-2 - AFRCRadiometerImagery
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Downwards pointing but not directly downwards (angles: 70.5, 60, 45.6, 26.1)
11000 m (at 20 km)
55 m (at 20 km)
355 nm; 380 nm; 445 nm; 470 nm; 555 nm; 660 nm; 865 nm; 935 nm
Airborne Multichannel Microwave RadiometerAMMRJames R. Wang (Mgr)Convair-580, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
10-92 GHz
Airborne Submillimeter RadiometerASURHarry Kullmann (PI)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerClO, HCl, HNO3, N2O, O3
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
604.3-662.3 GHz
BroadBand RadiometersBBRAnthony Bucholtz (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, NASA P-3RadiometerSolar flux
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
10 Hz
Cloud Absorption RadiometerCARCharles Gatebe (PI)J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair-580RadiometerSolar flux, Imagery
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10 m (at 0.6 km)
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
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging RadiometerCoSMIRJames R. Wang (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Conical scanning
1400 m (at 20 km)
50.3 GHz; 52.6 GHz; 89 GHz; 165.5 GHz; 183.3 GHz
Conically-Scanning Two-look Airborne RadiometerC-STARAnthony Guillory (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerWind, Rain Rate
Ground
Conical scanning
37 GHz; 85 GHz
Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array RadiometerESTAR (RadSTAR-P)David Levine (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerSoil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
HIAPER Airborne Radiation PackageHARPSamuel R. Hall (PI)NSF G-VRadiometerActinic Flux, Irradiance
In situ
1 Hz
280-680 nm; 300-2400 nmactinic flux
Hurricane Imaging RadiometerHIRADDaniel Cecil (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerWind Speed, Rain Rate
Ground
Cross-track scanning
22000 m (at 11 km)
1000 m (at 11 km)
4-7 GHz
J(NO2) RadiometerJohn Barrick (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerSolar flux
Millimeter Imaging RadiometerMIRJames R. Wang (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
89 GHz; 150 GHz; 183.3 GHz; 183.3 GHz; 183.3 GHz; 220 GHz
NPOESS Airborne Sounder Testbed - MicrowaveNAST-MR. Vincent Leslie (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Cross-track scanning
Passive Active L- and S-band SensorPALSSteven J Dinardo (PI)C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter, DC-8 - AFRCRadar, Scatterometer, RadiometerRadar backscatter, Ocean Salinity, Soil Moisture
Ground
Cross-track scanning
1.26 GHz; 1.413 GHzscatterometer
Polarimetric Scanning RadiometerPSRAl Gasiewski (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning, Limb scanning
10.7 GHz; 18.7 GHz; 37 GHz; 89 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - C/X BandPSR/CXAl Gasiewski (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature, Soil Moisture, Sea Ice Surface Elevation
Ground
Cross-track scanning
5.8-6.2 GHz; 6.3-6.7 GHz; 6.75-7.1 GHz; 7.15-7.5 GHz; 4 channels at 10.6-10.8 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - Original ScanheadPSR/AAl Gasiewski (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10.7 nm; 18.7 nm; 37 nm
Polarization Modulated Gas Filter Correlation RadiometerPM-GFCRGlen Sachse (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerC2H6
In situ
Radar Synthetic Aperture Thinned Array Radiometer - ActiveRadSTAR-APeter Hillebrand (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerSoil Moisture
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
Radiometric Measurement SystemRAMSFrancisco Valero (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerSolar flux
In situ
Sandia National Laboratory 2-channel RadiometerPHOTDick Spalding (PI)DC-8 - AFRCPhotometer, RadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
380-600 nm; 600-900 nm
Solar Spectral Flux RadiometerSSFRPeter Pilewskie (Co-I)Altair, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter, C-130H - WFF, Twin Otter International, NASA P-3RadiometerSolar flux, Irradiance
Other
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
1 Hz
300-1000 nm; 950-2150 nm
Two-Dimensional Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array Radiometer2D-STARDavid Levine (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerSoil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
X-Band Lightweight Rainfall RadiometerLRR-XEric Smith (PI)DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerPrecipitation Size, Rain Rate
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
10.7 GHz