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 1 - 12 of 12.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
2D-S Stereo Probe 2DS Paul Lawson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
2DC Hydrometeor Imaging Probe 2DC David Rogers (PI) NSF G-V Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Droplet Probe CDP David Rogers (PI) NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Cloud Imaging Probe CIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Particle Imager CPI Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution
Hawkeye Hawkeye Paul Lawson (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager Particle size distribution
High Volume Precipitation Spectrometer HVPS Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Particle size distribution
Precipitation Imaging Probe PIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Particle imager, Spectrometer Particle size distribution
Small Ice Detector SID Andrew Heymsfield (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, NSF G-V, WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle size distribution
Three-View Cloud Particle Imager 3V-CPI Jorgen Jensen (PI) NSF G-V Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Imagery
Video Ice Particle Sampler VIPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle Composition
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