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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 1 - 18 of 18.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Airborne Tropospheric Hydrogen Oxides Sensor ATHOS William H. Brune (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence OH, Napthalene, HO2, NO
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides Detector BNOD Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
Chlorine Nitrate Instrument ClONO2 James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, ClO, ClONO2, BrO
Compact Airborne Formaldehyde Experiment CAFE Jason M. St. Clair (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, C-23 Sherpa - WFF, HL5200 Hanseo University (NIER) Fluorescence CH2O
Compact Airborne NO2 Experiment CANOE Jason M. St. Clair (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2
COmpact Formaldehyde FluorescencE Experiment COFFEE(GSFC) Jason M. St. Clair (PI) Alpha Jet Fluorescence CH2O
Georgia Tech Laser-Induced Fluorescence GT-LIF David Tan (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO, CH2O, NO2
Harvard Halogen Instrument HAL James Anderson (PI) WB-57 - JSC Fluorescence BrO, ClO
Harvard Hydroxyl Experiment HOx James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Fluorescence, Laser absorption OH, HO2
Harvard Lyman-α Photofragment Fluorescence Hygrometer HWV James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Fluorescence H2O
Harvard Total Water HTW James Anderson (PI) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence H2O (total)
In Situ Airborne Formaldehyde ISAF Thomas F. Hanisco (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Gulfstream V - NSF, P-3 Orion - NOAA ESRL, C-130 - NSF Fluorescence CH2O
Langley Wideband Integrated Bioaerosol Sensor Langley WIBS Luke D. Ziemba (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130 - WFF Fluorescence Biological aerosol number concentration, biological aerosol fraction
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
Thermal-Dissociation Laser Induced Fluorescence TD-LIF Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, ∑PNs, ∑ANs, HNO3
UNH Mercury UNHMERC Robert Talbot (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence, Spectrometer (in situ) Hg
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde Instrument POPS Brian Heikes (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence H2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
Vacuum UV Resonance Fluorescence CO Instrument VUV-CO Teresa Campos (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Fluorescence CO
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