TitleAcronymContact PersonAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Advanced Microwave Precipitation RadiometerAMPRAnthony Guillory (Mgr)DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, NASA P-3Microwave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10.7 GHz; 19.35 GHz; 37.1 GHz; 85.5 GHz
Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging RadiometerCoSSIRJames R. Wang (Mgr)ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCMicrowave RadiometerIce Water Path, Brightness Temperature
Ground
Conical scanning
1400 m (at 20 km)
183.3 GHz; 325 GHz; 448 GHz; 642 GHz; 874 GHz3 channels (±1 GHz, ±3 GHz, ±7 GHz)
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
Marshall Airborne Polarimetric Imaging RadiometerMAPIRChip Laymon (PI)P-3 Orion - WFFMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Other vertical scanning
2 channels at 1400-1427 MHz; 2 channels at 1350-1450 MHz
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)
Wind RadiometerWINDRADSteven J Dinardo (PI)DC-8 - AFRCMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
17 GHz; 19 GHz; 37 GHz