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
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8, WB-57, P-3 Orion Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer - U Vienna CAPS Vienna Bernadett Weinzierl (PI) DC-8 Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Imaging Probe CIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 Particle imager Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Spectrometer and Impactor CSI Andrew Heymsfield (PI) C-130H Hercules, DC-8, WB-57 Counterflow virtual impactor, Spectrometer (in situ) Cloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS - DC8 Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS - WB57 Darrel Baumgardner (PI) WB-57 Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
In Situ Measurements of Aerosol Microphysical Properties AMP Charles Brock (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Dry aerosol particle size distribution, Cloud droplet size distribution, Dust size distribution, Precipitation Size, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Nevzorov Liquid Water Content (LWC) and Total Water Content (TWC) Probe Nevzorov Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8, WB-57 Cloud Liquid Water Content, Total Cloud Liquid
Rosemount Icing Detector RICE Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 Cloud Liquid Water Content