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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 121 - 140 of 342.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone Photometer NOAA O3 Classic Erik Richard (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Balloon, WB-57 - JSC Photometer O3
Dual-Frequency Airborne Precipitation Radar PR-2 Eastwood Im (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Doppler radar backscatter
Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array Radiometer ESTAR David Levine (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Soil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
Enhanced MODIS Airborne Simulator eMAS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
ER-2 Doppler Radar EXRAD Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity,
ER-2 High Altitude Dropsonde EHAD Jeffrey B. Halverson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Dropsonde Temperature
Fabry-Perot Interferometer FPI Jay R. Herman (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Interferometer O2, CO2
Fast Cloud Droplet Probe FCDP Sarah Woods (PI) WB-57 - JSC, NASA P-3 Orion - WFF, Global Hawk - AFRC, Learjet SPEC, NASA DC-8 -AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Optical particle counter Cloud Particle Number and Size Distributions
Fast In-situ Stratospheric Hygrometer FISH Cornelius Schiller (PI) WB-57 - JSC H2O
Fibre-optic Fed Slit-Spectrograph SLIT Michael Winter (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Flight Modem Alex Coleman (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Navigation recorder Aircraft position
FluidCam Dr. Ved Chirayath (PI)
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe FSSP Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer FTIR Michael Coffey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer HCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3
Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Snow Thickness Radar FMCW Carl Leuschen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radar Snow Thickness
Frost Point (NOAA) FP Andrew Rollins (PI) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC H2O
FSSP-300 Aerosol Spectrometer FPCAS ER-2 - AFRC Aerosol Scattering Ratio
G-V Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer SMPS James Smith (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Differential mobility Aerosol Size Distribution
G2301-f Laura Iraci (PI) Spectrometer (in situ) CO2, CH4, H2O

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