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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 261 - 280 of 350.

Title Acronymsort ascending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Cloud Absorption Radiometer CAR Charles Gatebe (PI) J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Naval Research Lab (NRL) P-3 Orion, C-131A University of Washington Radiometer Solar flux, Imagery
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer - U Vienna CAPS Vienna Bernadett Weinzierl (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS - WB57 Darrel Baumgardner (PI) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS - DC8 Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Compact Airborne NO2 Experiment CANOE Jason M. St. Clair (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies Spectrometer CAMS Alan Fried (Co-I) Gulfstream V - NSF, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O, HCOOH
Charged-coupled device Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers CAFS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (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
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
Conically-Scanning Two-look Airborne Radiometer C-STAR Anthony Guillory (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer Wind, Rain Rate
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides Detector BNOD Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
BroadBand Radiometers BBR Anthony Bucholtz (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Solar and IR radiative flux; Total, Direct, Diffuse Solar radiative flux
Balloonsondes (NOAA) Balloonsondes (NOAA) Dale Hurst (PI) Balloon H2O, O3, Temperature, Pressure
Balloon Borne Frost Point Hygrometer Balloon FPH Dale Hurst (PI) Balloon H2O
Airborne Expendable Conductivity Temperature Depth Probe AXCTD Dan S. Jacob (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Dropsonde Ocean Salinity, Temperature
Advanced Whole Air Sampler AWAS Elliot Atlas (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Whole Air Sampling CFCs, HFCs, HCFCs, Halons, Solvents, VSLS, NMHCs, Organic Nitrates, CO, CH4, N2O
Atmospheric Vertical Observations of CO2 in the Earth's Troposphere AVOCET Joshua P. DiGangi (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIRIS-NG Robert O. Green (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter, Glufstream V - JSC, Gulfstream III - LaRC Spectrometer Imagery
Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIRIS-Classic Robert O. Green (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, Twin Otter, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
Advanced Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System AVAPS Gary Wick (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Dropsonde Pressure, Temperature, Humidity, Wind

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