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
Airborne Scanning Microwave Limb SounderA-SMLSPaul Stek (PI)WB-57 N927NALimb SounderH2O, O3, CO, HNO3, CH2O, N2O, HCN, CH3CN, CH3OH, SO2, HDO, H2O2, NO2, CH3Cl, (CH3)2CO
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
2000 m
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 N927NA, Laser 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 N927NA, Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
3.3 µm; 4.7 µmCH4
Carbon Monoxide By Attenuation of Laser TransmissionCOBALTJames Podolske (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorptionCO
In situ
COMACOMAJames Podolske (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFLaser absorptionCO, CO2, H2O
In situ
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
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)
NOAA PicarroKathryn McKain (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, Alpha JetSpectrometer (in situ)CO2, CH4, CO
In situ
1.2 Hz
OSCAR labLaura Iraci (PI)Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2
OSCAR portableLaura Iraci (PI)Spectrometer (in situ)CO, CO2
PAN and Trace Hydrohalocarbon ExpeRimentPANTHERJames W. Elkins (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 N927NA, Gas chromatography(CH3)2CO, PAN, H2, CH4, CO, N2O, SF6, CFCl3, CF2Cl2, Halon-1211
In situ
Programmable Flask Package Whole Air SamplerPFPStephen (Steve) 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 N927NA, DC-8 - AFRC, Laser absorptionCO2, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSJames W. Elkins (PI)Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 N927NAGas 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
Vacuum UV Resonance Fluorescence CO InstrumentVUV-COTeresa Campos (PI)Gulfstream V - NSFFluorescenceCO
In situ
1 Hz
Whole Air SamplerWASElliot Atlas (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 N927NA, Whole Air SamplingCFCl3, CF2ClCFCl2, Halon-1211, NMHCs, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ