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 - 15 of 15.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer AMPR Anthony Guillory (Mgr) DC-8, ER-2, P-3 Orion, NASA P-3 Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Airborne Multichannel Microwave Radiometer AMMR James R. Wang (Mgr) Convair-580, DC-8, P-3 Orion Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Airborne Rain Mapping Radar ARMAR Steve Durden (Co-I) DC-8 Radar Doppler Velocity, Radar Reflectivity, Brightness Temperature
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSMIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSSIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2, WB-57 Microwave Radiometer Ice Water Path, Brightness Temperature
Cooled CCD Slit-less Spectrograph ASTRO Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Fibre-optic Fed Slit-Spectrograph SLIT Michael Winter (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Marshall Airborne Polarimetric Imaging Radiometer MAPIR Chip Laymon (PI) P-3 Orion Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Millimeter Imaging Radiometer MIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2, P-3 Orion Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Miniature Echelle Spectrograph Echelle Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer PSR Al Gasiewski (PI) DC-8, ER-2, P-3 Orion, Proteus, WB-57 Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - C/X Band PSR/CX Al Gasiewski (PI) DC-8, ER-2, P-3 Orion, Proteus, WB-57 Radiometer Brightness Temperature, Soil Moisture, Sea Ice Surface Elevation
Polarimetric Scanning Radiometer - Original Scanhead PSR/A Al Gasiewski (PI) DC-8, ER-2, P-3 Orion, Proteus, WB-57 Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Sandia National Laboratory 2-channel Radiometer PHOT Dick Spalding (PI) DC-8 Photometer, Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Wind Radiometer WINDRAD Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature