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 301 - 317 of 317.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Unmanned Aerial System Laser Hygrometer ULH Robert L. Herman (PI) Global Hawk, WB-57 H2O
URI Peroxides and Formaldehyde Instrument POPS Brian Heikes (PI) DC-8 Fluorescence H2O2, CH3OOH, CH2O
Utah State Near-Infrared Spectrometer NIRSPEC Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Shock Emissions
Utah State University Airglow Study AIRGLOW Michael J. Taylor (PI) DC-8 Camera, Interferometer Airglow, OH
Vacuum UV Resonance Fluorescence CO Instrument VUV-CO Teresa Campos (PI) NSF G-V Fluorescence CO
Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Hygrometer VCSEL Mark A. Zondlo (PI) NSF G-V H2O
Video Ice Particle Sampler VIPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) WB-57 Particle imager Particle Composition
Video Imaging System VIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 Camera Imagery
Video Uplink Edward Schilling (PI) DC-8 Camera Imagery
Warm Ice Sounding Explorer WISE Yonggyu Gim (PI) DC-3, Twin Otter Sounder Ice Sheet Thickness
Water-Based Condensation Nucleus Counter WCN David Rogers (PI) NSF G-V CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Temperature, Pressure
WB-57 Ascent Video Experiment WAVE Marty Ross (PI) WB-57 Camera Imagery
Whole Air Sampler WAS (UCI) Donald R. Blake (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons, Alkyl Nitrates, OCS, DMS, CS2
Whole Air Sampler WAS (NCAR) Elliot Atlas (PI) C-130H Hercules, DC-8, ER-2, WB-57 Whole Air Sampling NMHCs, Halocarbons
Wind Radiometer WINDRAD Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Wing Tip Air Particulate Sampler APS Anthony Strawa (PI) ER-2 SO4, Black Carbon
X-Band Lightweight Rainfall Radiometer LRR-X Eric Smith (PI) DC-8 Radiometer Precipitation Size, Rain Rate