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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 321 - 340 of 349.

Titlesort descending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Tropospheric Ozone and Tracers from Commercial Aircraft Platforms TOTCAP Linnea Avallone (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) O3, H2O, CO2
Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology Experiment TWiLiTE Bruce Gentry (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Lidar Wind
TSI 3563 Integrating Nephelometer TSI Neph Cessna 402B, Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC, Twin Otter (DOE) Particle Extinction
Turbulent Air Motion Measurement System TAMMS Lee Thornhill (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Navigation recorder Aircraft position, Temperature, Pressure, H2O
Two-Dimensional Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array Radiometer 2D-STAR David Levine (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Soil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species UCATS Brad Hall (PI) Altair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Gas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), Photometer N2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
Ultra High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometer UHSAS David Rogers (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Concentration
UNH Mercury UNHMERC Robert Talbot (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence, Spectrometer (in situ) Hg
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Atmo Water Sensor Package UAVAWSP Lance Christensen (PI) N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4
Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar UAVSAR Yunling Lou (PI) Gulfstream C-20A (GIII) - AFRC Radar Imagery
Unmanned Aerial System Laser Hygrometer ULH Robert L. Herman (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC H2O
Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere Aerosol Microphysics Package UTLS-AMP Luke D. Ziemba (PI) WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Aerosol Number Concentration, Aerosol Size Distribution
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde Instrument POPS Brian Heikes (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence H2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
Utah State Near-Infrared Spectrometer NIRSPEC Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Shock Emissions
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Vacuum UV Resonance Fluorescence CO Instrument VUV-CO Teresa Campos (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Fluorescence CO
Vapor In-Cloud Profiling Radar VIPR Ken Cooper (PI) Twin Otter, NASA P-3 Orion - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Radar H2O Vapor
Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Hygrometer VCSEL Mark A. Zondlo (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF H2O
Video Ice Particle Sampler VIPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle Composition
Video Imaging System VIS James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery

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