The Airborne Science Instrument Database provides details on the science instruments that have been used as part of NASA-funded airborne research.

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Currently displayed: instruments 41 - 60 of 85.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Hurricane Imaging Radiometer HIRAD Daniel Cecil (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Wind Speed, Rain Rate
HyMap HyMap Terry Cocks (PI) Cessna 402B, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
Isotope Ratio Infrared Spectrometer IRIS Hans-Jürg Jost (PI) M-55, WB-57 - JSC Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) H2O isotopes
JPL Laser Hygrometer JLH Robert L. Herman (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) H2O
Leica RC-30 metric camera RC-30 Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B200 - LARC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Meteorological Measurement System MMS T. Paul Bui (PI) Alpha Jet, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Wind, Turbulence, Temperature, Aircraft position
Methane Near IR Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectrometer NOAA CH4 Erik Richard (PI) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) CH4
Microwave Temperature Profiler MTP Richard Denning (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Temperature
MODIS/ASTER Airborne Simulator MASTER Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B-200 - DOE - ARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer Imagery
Multi-sample Aerosol Collection System MACS James Wilson (PI) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Counterflow virtual impactor Particle size distribution
Multiple Axis Resonance Fluorescence Chemical Conversion Detector for ClO and BrO ClO/BrO James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence ClO, BrO
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer Probe MASP Darrel Baumgardner (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
NCAR NOxyO3 NOxyO3 Andrew Weinheimer (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Chemiluminescence NO, NO2, NOy, O3
Nevzorov Liquid Water Content (LWC) and Total Water Content (TWC) Probe Nevzorov Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P3, P-3 Orion - WFF Cloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIRISng Robert O. Green (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, Twin Otter, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
NOAA Lyman-Alpha Total Water Hygrometer NOAA TW Ken Kelly (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC H2O (total)
NOAA Pressure and Temperature NOAA PT Tom Thompson (PI) WB-57 - JSC Temperature, Pressure
NOAA Water NW Troy Thornberry (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC CIMS, Laser absorption H2O, H2O (total)
Non-dispersed Infrared Airborne CO2 Detector NIRAD Darin Toohey (PI) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
NPOESS Airborne Sounder Testbed - Interferometer NAST-I Anna Noe (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, WB-57 - JSC Interferometer Temperature

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