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 21.

Titlesort descending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
2D-S Stereo Probe 2DS Paul Lawson (PI) DC-8, WB-57, Global Hawk, P-3 Orion Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
2DC Hydrometeor Imaging Probe 2DC David Rogers (PI) NSF G-V Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
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 Droplet Probe CDP David Rogers (PI) NSF G-V, WB-57, Global Hawk, P-3 Orion Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Cloud Imaging Probe CIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 Particle imager Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Particle Imager CPI Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8, WB-57, Global Hawk Particle imager Particle size distribution
Cloud Physics Lidar CPL Matthew McGill (PI) ER-2, Global Hawk, WB-57 Lidar Aerosol, Optical Depth, Particle size distribution
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
Continuous Flow Diffusion Chambers CFDC Paul J. DeMott (PI) Citation, DC-8 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Differential mobility Edward L. Winstead (Mgr) DC-8 Differential mobility Particle size distribution
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8, ER-2, Global Hawk, NSF G-V, WB-57 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe FSSP Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8, ER-2, WB-57 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Hawkeye Hawkeye Paul Lawson (PI) Global Hawk, P-3 Orion Particle imager Particle size distribution
High Volume Precipitation Spectrometer HVPS Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8, WB-57, P-3 Orion Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Particle size distribution
Multi-sample Aerosol Collection System MACS James Wilson (PI) WB-57, ER-2 Counterflow virtual impactor Particle size distribution
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer Probe MASP Darrel Baumgardner (PI) DC-8, ER-2, WB-57, Global Hawk Spectrometer (in situ) Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
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
Precipitation Imaging Probe PIP Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 Particle imager, Spectrometer Particle size distribution

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