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 - 10 of 10.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Aerosol Lidar William Grant (PI) DC-8 Lidar Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
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
Airborne Raman Ozone, Temperature, and Aerosol Lidar AROTAL Thomas J. McGee (PI) DC-8 Lidar, Raman spectrometer Temperature, Profile, O3, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Differential Absorption Lidar DIAL Syed Ismail (PI) DC-8 Lidar Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Optical Depth, O3
Doppler Aerosol WiNd Lidar DAWN Michael J. Kavaya (PI) DC-8 Lidar Wind, Aerosol Backscattering
High Spectral Resolution Lidar HSRL Chris Hostetler (PI) B200 - LARC, DC-8 Lidar Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
High Spectral Resolution Lidar 2 HSRL2 Chris Hostetler (PI) ER-2, P-3 Orion, NASA P-3 Lidar Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
Lidar Atmosphere Sensing Experiment LASE Syed Ismail (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Lidar H2O, Aerosol Backscattering
Multicenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor MACAWS Jeffry Rothermel (PI) DC-8 Lidar Wind, Aerosol Backscattering
Raman Airborne Spectroscopic Lidar RASL David Whiteman (PI) B200 - LARC Raman spectrometer H2O, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Temperature