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 81 - 100 of 317.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies Spectrometer CAMS Alan Fried (Co-I) NSF G-V, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O, HCOOH
Compact Formaldehyde FluorescencE Experiment COFFEE Laura Iraci (PI) CH2O
Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux Measurement CPFM C. Thomas McElroy (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer, Spectrometer (in situ) Solar flux
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Condensation Nucleus Counters (CNCs) and Electrical Aerosol Sampler (EAS) CNC/EAS James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSMIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSSIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Ice Water Path, Brightness Temperature
Conically-Scanning Two-look Airborne Radiometer C-STAR Anthony Guillory (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC Radiometer Wind, Rain Rate
Continuous Flow Diffusion Chambers CFDC Paul J. DeMott (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN Counter CFSTGC Edward L. Winstead (Mgr) Balloon, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Cooled CCD Slit-less Spectrograph ASTRO Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Cosmic Dust Collectors CDC Michael Zolensky (PI) WB-57 - JSC Cosmic Dust
Counterflow Virtual Impactor CVI Cynthia Twohy (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Counterflow virtual impactor Condensed water content
Cryogenic Hygrometer CRYO John Barrick (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC H2O
CU Aircraft High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer HR-AMS Jose-Luis Jimenez (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Cl, NH4, NO3, Organic Aerosol, SO4
Delay-Doppler Phase-monopulse Radar D2P Keith Raney (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Radar Radar Altitude
Difference Frequency Generation Absorption Spectrometer DFGAS Alan Fried (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O
Differential Absorption Carbon monOxide Measurement DACOM Glenn S. Diskin (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) N2O, CO, CH4, CO2
Differential Absorption Lidar DIAL Johnathan W. Hair (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Optical Depth, O3
Differential Aerosol Sizing and Hygroscopicity Spectrometer Probe DASH-SP Armin Sorooshian (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, NASA P-3 Differential mobility, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Hygroscopicity

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