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 - 20 of 37.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Airborne Earth Science Microwave Imaging Radiometer AESMIR Edward Kim (PI) C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Imagery, Snow Accumulation, Sea Ice Surface Elevation, H2O, Temperature
Airborne Multi-angle SpectroPolarimeter Imager AirMSPI Dave Diner (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Radiometer Imagery
Airborne Ocean Color Imager AOCI Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer AVIRIS Robert O. Green (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Proteus, Twin Otter, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
Ames Digital Imager DIM Paul F. Wercinski (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Autonomous Modular Sensor AMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) Altair, B200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2 - AFRC, Ikhana, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Cloud Absorption Radiometer CAR Charles Gatebe (PI) J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair-580 Radiometer Solar flux, Imagery
Digital Camera System DCS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Digital Mapping System DMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Falcon, NSF G-V Camera Imagery
Enhanced MODIS Airborne Simulator eMAS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
High Frame Rate Slit-less Spectrograph HFRS Geoff McHarg (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera, Spectrometer (in situ) Imagery
HR-732 Aerial Cameras HR-732 Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
HyMap HyMap Terry Cocks (PI) Cessna 402B, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer Imagery
Intensified All-sky Camera ALLSKY Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Intensified Camera 1 INT1 Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Intensified Camera 2 INT2 Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Intensified High Frame Rate Imager IHFRI Hans Nielsen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
IRIS II Panoramic Camera IRIS II Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Large Pixel Format CCD Camera Franziska Harms (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery

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