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 - 8 of 8.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Aerosol Optical Properties AERO3X Anthony Strawa (PI) P-3 Orion Optical particle counter Black Carbon, NO2, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Backscattering
Cloud Integrating Nephelometer CIN Hermann Gerber (PI) C-130H Hercules, Citation, Twin Otter, WB-57 Optical particle counter Asymmetry Parameter, Optical Extinction Coefficient, Extinction-to-Backscatter Ratio
Continuous Flow Diffusion Chambers CFDC Paul J. DeMott (PI) Citation, DC-8 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8, ER-2, Global Hawk, NSF G-V, WB-57 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe FSSP Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8, ER-2, WB-57 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Hawaii Group for Environmental Aerosol Research HIGEAR Antony Clarke (Co-I) DC-8, P-3 Orion CN counter, Differential mobility, Laser absorption, Optical particle counter, Photometer, Spectrometer Particle Absorption, Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Size Distribution, Black Carbon
Langley Aerosol Research Group Experiment LARGE Edward L. Winstead (Mgr) DC-8, C-130H Hercules, NASA P-3 CN counter, Nephelometer, Optical particle counter Aerosol Number Density, Aerosol Size Distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Black Carbon, Particle Absorption, Particle Extinction, Particle Scattering, Single Scattering Albedo
SPP-100 SPP Paul Lawson (PI) WB-57 Optical particle counter, Spectrometer (in situ) Particle concentration