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 - 9 of 9.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Aerosol/Cloud Particle Impactor/Replicator ACIR Rudolf Pueschel (PI) DC-8 Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Black Carbon, SO4
CN - Hawaii Antony Clarke (Co-I) DC-8 CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2, WB-57, DC-8 CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN Counter CFSTGC Edward L. Winstead (Mgr) Balloon, P-3 Orion, C-130H Hercules CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
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
Intensified High Definition TV Near-UV Spectrograph NUV Shinsuke Abe (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Cloud Condensation Nuclei
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
Nuclei-Mode Aerosol Size Spectrometer NMASS John Michael Reeves (Prev PI) DC-8, ER-2, Global Hawk, NSF G-V, WB-57 CN counter Particle size distribution, Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Water-Based Condensation Nucleus Counter WCN David Rogers (PI) NSF G-V CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Temperature, Pressure