TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
2D-S Stereo Probe2DSPaul Lawson (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P3Particle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
In situ
Advanced Vertical Atmospheric Profiling SystemAVAPSGary Wick (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, P3, P-3 Orion - WFF, NASA P-3DropsondePressure, Temperature, Humidity, Wind
Vertical profile
Advanced Whole Air SamplerAWASElliot Atlas (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWhole Air SamplingCFCl3, CF2ClCFCl2, Halon-1211, NMHCs, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
Airborne Compact Atmospheric MapperACAMScott Janz (PI)B200 - LARC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraNO2, O3, Aerosol, SO2, CH2O
Integrated vertical column
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
2 Hz
300-900 nmAir Quality (AQ) 304:520 nm; Ocean Color (OC) 460:900 nm
Airborne Detector for Energetic Lightning EmissionsADELEDavid Smith (PI)Global Hawk - AFRCGamma-Rays, Relativistic Electrons
Cloud Droplet ProbeCDPDavid Rogers (PI)NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC, P3Particle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration
In situ
1 Hz
2-50 µmwater droplets, ice crystals
Cloud Particle ImagerCPIPaul Lawson (PI)Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
Cloud Physics LidarCPLMatthew McGill (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLidarAerosol, Optical Depth, Particle size distribution
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
30 m
335 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nm
Diode Laser HygrometerDLHGlenn S. Diskin (PI)B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC, NASA P-3Laser absorptionH2O
In situ
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone PhotometerNOAA O3Erik Richard (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, BalloonPhotometerO3
In situ
Focused Cavity Aerosol SpectrometerFCASJames Wilson (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
Harvard University Picarro Cavity Ring Down SpectrometerHUPCRSSteven C. Wofsy (PI)Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH4, CO2, CO
In situ
HawkeyeHawkeyePaul Lawson (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, P3Particle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
10 µm; 50 µm2D-S channel 1
High Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne ProfilerHIWRAPGerald Heymsfield (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCRadar, ScatterometerRadar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity, Wind
Ground
Conical scanning
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding RadiometerHAMSRShannon Brown (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRCSounder, Microwave RadiometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
40000 m (at 20 km)
2000 m (at 20 km)
8 channels at 50-56 GHz; 10 channels at 113-119 GHz; 7 channels at 166-190 GHz
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
JPL Laser HygrometerJLHRobert L. Herman (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O
In situ
1 Hz
Lightning Instrument ProjectLIPMonte Bateman (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRCElectric field, Lightning, Air Conductivity
In situ
Meteorological Measurement SystemMMST. Paul Bui (PI)Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWind, Turbulence, Temperature, Aircraft position
In situ
Microwave Temperature ProfilerMTPRichard Denning (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCMicrowave RadiometerTemperature
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
mini-DOASmini-DOASJochen Peter Stutz (PI)Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometerBrO, NO2, O4
Integrated slant column
Limb scanning (angles: +1, 0, -1, -1.5, -2, -2.5, -3, -4, 5, -15)
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer ProbeMASPDarrel Baumgardner (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
In situ
NOAA WaterNWTroy Thornberry (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCIMS, Laser absorptionH2O, H2O (total)
In situ
1 Hz
2.7 µmDFB laser to scan 2 H2O lines and CO2 line for additional diagnostic
Nuclei-Mode Aerosol Size SpectrometerNMASSJohn Michael Reeves (Prev PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCCN counterParticle size distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei
In situ
O3 Photometer - UAS (NOAA)UAS-O3Troy Thornberry (PI)ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCPhotometerO3
In situ
2 Hz
Scanning High-Resolution Interferometer SounderS-HISHank Revercomb (Co-I)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCInterferometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Cross-track scanning
40000 m (at 20 km)
2000 m (at 20 km)
3.3-18 µm
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
Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology ExperimentTWiLiTEBruce Gentry (PI)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLidarWind
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSJames W. Elkins (PI)Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSCGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), PhotometerN2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
In situ
Ultra High Sensitivity Aerosol SpectrometerUHSASDavid Rogers (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, NSF G-VSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Concentration
In situ
0.075-1 µmaerosols
Unmanned Aerial System Laser HygrometerULHRobert L. Herman (PI)Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCH2O
In situ
1 Hz