TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Advanced Microwave Precipitation RadiometerAMPRTimothy Lang (PI)NASA MSFCDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10.7 GHz; 19.35 GHz; 37.1 GHz; 85.5 GHz
Airborne Multichannel Microwave RadiometerAMMRJames R. Wang (Mgr)NASA GSFCConvair 580 NRC, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
10-92 GHz
Airborne Rain Mapping RadarARMARSteve Durden (Co-I)JPLDC-8 - AFRCRadarDoppler Velocity, Radar Reflectivity, Brightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
9000 m (at 12 km)
800 m (at 12 km)
13.8 GHz
Configurable Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imager/RadiometerCoSSIRRachael Kroodsma (PI)NASA GSFCER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning
50000 m (at 20 km)
170.5 GHz; 177.3 GHz; 180.3 GHz; 182.3 GHz; 325 GHz; 684 GHz2 channels (V & H)
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging RadiometerCoSMIRRachael Kroodsma (PI)NASA GSFCER-2 - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning
50000 m (at 20 km)
50.3 GHz; 52.8 GHz; 89 GHz; 165.5 GHz; 183.3 GHzH-pol only
Cooled CCD Slit-less SpectrographASTROPeter Jenniskens (PI)SETIDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
Fibre-optic Fed Slit-SpectrographSLITMichael Winter (PI)University of KentuckyDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
Marshall Airborne Polarimetric Imaging RadiometerMAPIRChip Laymon (PI)NASA MSFCP-3 Orion - WFFMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Other vertical scanning
2 channels at 1400-1427 MHz; 2 channels at 1350-1450 MHz
Millimeter Imaging RadiometerMIRJames R. Wang (Mgr)NASA GSFCER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFRadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
89 GHz; 150 GHz; 183.3 GHz; 183.3 GHz; 183.3 GHz; 220 GHz
Miniature Echelle SpectrographEchellePeter Jenniskens (PI)SETIDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Brightness Temperature
In situ
Polarimetric Scanning RadiometerPSRAl Gasiewski (PI)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning, Conical scanning, Limb scanning
10.7 GHz; 18.7 GHz; 37 GHz; 89 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - C/X BandPSR/CXAl Gasiewski (PI)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature, Soil Moisture, Sea Ice Surface Elevation
Ground
Cross-track scanning
5.8-6.2 GHz; 6.3-6.7 GHz; 6.75-7.1 GHz; 7.15-7.5 GHz; 4 channels at 10.6-10.8 GHz
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - Original ScanheadPSR/AAl Gasiewski (PI)CU BoulderDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Proteus, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerBrightness Temperature
Ground
Cross-track scanning
10.7 nm; 18.7 nm; 37 nm
Sandia National Laboratory 2-channel RadiometerPHOTDick Spalding (PI)Sandia Nat LabDC-8 - AFRCPhotometer, RadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
380-600 nm; 600-900 nm
Wind RadiometerWINDRADSteven J Dinardo (PI)JPLDC-8 - AFRCMicrowave RadiometerBrightness Temperature
In situ
17 GHz; 19 GHz; 37 GHz