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 41 - 60 of 317.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Ames Extinction Scattering Optical Property Instrument AESOP Anthony Strawa (PI) Twin Otter Particle Extinction, Single Scattering Albedo
Applanix POS System POS AV Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B200 - LARC, Caravan, Cessna 402B, DC-8, J-31, WB-57 Navigation recorder Aircraft position
ARC Picarro Warren Gore (Co-I) Alpha Jet, DC-8 CH4, CO2
Argus Tunable Diode Laser Instrument ARGUS Max Loewenstein (PI) Balloon, ER-2, WB-57 Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) CO, CH4, N2O
Atmospheric Vertical Observations of CO2 in the Earth's Troposphere AVOCET Joshua P. DiGangi (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
Automatic Meteor Tracker with Imager and Slit Spectrograph AIM-IT George Varros (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer Imagery
Autonomous Modular Sensor AMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) Altair, B200 - LARC, Caravan, ER-2, Ikhana, DC-8 Spectrometer Imagery
Balloon Borne Frost Point Hygrometer Balloon FPH Dale Hurst (PI) Balloon H2O
Balloonsondes (NOAA) Balloonsondes (NOAA) Dale Hurst (PI) Balloon
Berkeley Nitrogen Oxides Detector BNOD Ronald C. Cohen (PI) DC-8 Fluorescence NO2, HNO3, CH3O3NO2
Broadband CO2 Lidar - 1.5 micron version Nader Abuhassan (Co-I) DC-8 Lidar CO2
BroadBand Radiometers BBR Anthony Bucholtz (PI) DC-8, ER-2, P-3 Orion, C-130H Hercules, NASA P-3 Radiometer Solar flux
Carbon Dioxide and Ozone Airborne in Situ Tracers COAST Melody Avery (PI) P-3 Orion
Carbon Dioxide Laser Absorption Spectrometer CO2LAS Gary Spiers (PI) DC-8, Twin Otter Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
Carbon Monoxide By Attenuation of Laser Transmission COBALT James Podolske (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Laser absorption CO
CCD Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers CAFS Samuel R. Hall (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion, WB-57 Spectrometer (in situ) Actinic Flux
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer GT-CIMS L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8, NSF G-V CIMS HNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer CIT-CIMS Paul Wennberg (PI) C-130H Hercules, DC-8, ER-2 CIMS HNO3, H2O2, CH3OOH, HCN, PAA, PNA, SO2
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer NOAA CIMS Thomas B Ryerson (PI) WB-57, DC-8 CIMS H2O, HNO3, HCl
Chlorine Nitrate Instrument ClONO2 James Anderson (PI) ER-2 Fluorescence NO2, ClO, ClONO2, BrO


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