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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 221 - 240 of 345.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Microspectrometer Jim Jungel (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF
Microwave Temperature Profiler MTP Richard Denning (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Temperature
Millimeter Imaging Radiometer MIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Brightness Temperature
mini-DOAS mini-DOAS Jochen Peter Stutz (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC Spectrometer BrO, NO2, O4
Miniature Echelle Spectrograph Echelle Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Miniature Video Imaging System MVIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery
MODIS Airborne Simulator MAS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
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
Modular Aerial Sensing System MASS Luc Lenain (PI) Twin Otter International, Partenavia P68C (Aspen Helicopter), Gulfstream V - JSC Lidar Ocean surface and land topography, thermal imagery, hyperspectral imagery, visible imagery, point temperature
MOPITT Airborne Test Radiometer MATR John Gille (Prev PI) Citation Radiometer CO, CH4
Multi-function Airborne Raman Lidar MARLi Zhien Wang (PI) NSF/NCAR C-130, University of Wyoming King Air Lidar H2O, Temperature, Aerosol, and cloud profiles
Multi-functional Fiber Laser Lidar MFLL Jeremy Dobler (PI) B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC Lidar Altitude
Multi-kilohertz Microlaser Altimeter MMLA Phil Dabney (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Camera, Photometer Topography
Multi-sample Aerosol Collection System MACS James Wilson (PI) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Counterflow virtual impactor Particle size distribution
Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor MACAWS Jeffry Rothermel (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Wind, Aerosol Backscattering
Multichannel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder MCoRDS Carl Leuschen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC Radar Ice Sheet Thickness
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
Multiscale Observing System of the Ocean Surface MOSES Jeroen Molemaker (PI) B-200 (#801) - AFRC Camera Sea Surface Temperature
Multispectral Atmospheric Mapping Sensor MAMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Photometer H2O (total), Temperature

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