TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne Compact Atmospheric MapperACAMScott Janz (PI)NASA GSFCB200 - 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 Scanning Microwave Limb SounderA-SMLSNathaniel Livesey (PI)JPLWB-57 - JSC (no longer fits), ER-2 - AFRCLimb SounderH2O, O3, CO, primary, also: HNO3, CH2O, N2O, HCN, CH3CN, CH3OH, SO2, HDO, H2O2, NO2, CH3Cl, (CH3)2CO, depending on instrument tuning and atmospheric loading.
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
2000 m
Charged-coupled device Actinic Flux SpectroradiometersCAFSSamuel R. Hall (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)Spectrally resolved actinic flux and photolysis frequencies typically calculated for the following species: O3, NO2, NO3, CH2O, HONO, HNO3, N2O5, HNO4, PAN, H2O2, CH3OOH, CH3ONO2, CH3CH2ONO2, CH3CHO, CH3CH2CHO, CHOCHO, CH3COCHO, 2, 3-Butanedione, Methacrolein, MVK, (CH3)2CO, MEK, Br2, BrO, BrNO, BrNO2, BrONO, BrONO2, BrCl, HOBr, CHBr3, Cl2, ClO, ClNO2, ClONO, ClONO2
In situ
1 Hz
280-650 nm
Compact Airborne Formaldehyde ExperimentCAFEJason M. St. Clair (PI)NASA GSFCDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, C-23 Sherpa - WFF, HL5200 Hanseo University (NIER)FluorescenceCH2O
In situ
1 Hz
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies SpectrometerCAMSAlan Fried (Co-I)CU BoulderGulfstream V - NSF, DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH2O, HCOOH
In situ
Compact Formaldehyde FluorescencE ExperimentCOFFEELaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCCH2O
COmpact Formaldehyde FluorescencE ExperimentCOFFEE(GSFC)Jason M. St. Clair (PI)NASA GSFCAlpha JetFluorescenceCH2O
In situ
1 Hz
Difference Frequency Generation Absorption SpectrometerDFGASAlan Fried (Co-I)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFSpectrometer (in situ)CH2O
In situ
Dual Channel Airborne tunable diode Laser SpectrometerDCALSAlan Fried (Co-I)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)CH3OH, CH2O
In situ
Georgia Tech Laser-Induced FluorescenceGT-LIFDavid Tan (PI)GA TechDC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceNO, CH2O, NO2
In situ
In Situ Airborne FormaldehydeISAFGlenn M. Wolfe (PI)NASA GSFCDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WP-3D Orion - NOAA, C-130 - NSF, B-200 (UC-12B) - LARCFluorescenceCH2O
In situ
1 Hz
NDACC MLO FTIRMLOFTIRJames W. Hannigan (PI)NCARInterferometerCO, CH4, ClONO2, HCOOH, C2H6, HCN, HCl, HF, HNO3, H2O, HDO, OCS, N2O, O3, CH2O
Vertical profile
Solar tracking
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde InstrumentPOPSBrian Heikes (PI)URIDC-8 - AFRCFluorescenceH2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
In situ