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 61 - 80 of 107.

Titlesort ascending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
HyMap HyMap Terry Cocks (PI) Cessna 402B, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
Hurricane Imaging Radiometer HIRAD Daniel Cecil (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer Wind, Rain Rate
HR-732 Aerial Cameras HR-732 James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
High Frame Rate Slit-less Spectrograph HFRS Geoff McHarg (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Spectrometer (in situ) Imagery
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding Radiometer HAMSR Shannon Brown (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC Sounder, Microwave Radiometer Temperature, H2O
HIAPER Airborne Radiation Package HARP Samuel R. Hall (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, C-130 - NSF, ER-2 - AFRC Radiometer Actinic Flux, Irradiance
Hawaii Group for Environmental Aerosol Research HIGEAR Antony Clarke (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF CN counter, Differential mobility, Laser absorption, Optical particle counter, Photometer, Spectrometer Particle Absorption, CCN, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Size Distribution, Black Carbon
GRC Hyperspectral Imager HSI3.1 Roger Tokars (PI) Twin Otter - GRC Camera
Global Ice-sheet Mapping Orbiter GISMO Ken Jezek (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Interferometer, Radar Topography
Geostationary Imaging Fabry-Perot Spectrometer GIFS Sam Yee (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer Cloud Thickness
GeoCAPE Airborne Spectrometer GCAS Scott Janz (PI) B200 - LARC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer NO2, CH2O
Gas and Aerosol Measurement Sensor/Langley Airborne A-Band Spectrometer GAMS/LAABS Michael Pitts (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Solar Occultation, Spectrometer (in situ) Optical Depth
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer FTIR Michael Coffey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer HCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3
Fabry-Perot Interferometer FPI Jay R. Herman (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Interferometer O2, CO2
Enhanced MODIS Airborne Simulator eMAS Steve Platnick (Co-I) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array Radiometer ESTAR David Levine (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Soil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone Photometer NOAA O3 Classic Erik Richard (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Balloon, WB-57 - JSC Photometer O3
Direct beam Irradiance Airborne Spectrometer DIAS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Aerosol, Optical Depth, O3
Digital Mapping System DMS James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSF Camera Imagery
Digital Camera System DCS James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery


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