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
COMA COMA James Podolske (PI) P-3 Orion Laser absorption CO, CO2, H2O
Compact Atmospheric Multispecies Spectrometer CAMS Alan Fried (PI) NSF G-V, DC-8 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, WB-57 Radiometer, Spectrometer (in situ) Solar flux
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2, WB-57, DC-8 CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Condensation Nucleus Counters (CNCs) and Electrical Aerosol Sampler (EAS) CNC/EAS James Wilson (PI) ER-2
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSMIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSSIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2, WB-57 Microwave Radiometer Ice Water Path, Brightness Temperature
Conically-Scanning Two-look Airborne Radiometer C-STAR Anthony Guillory (Mgr) DC-8 Radiometer Wind, Rain Rate
Continuous Flow Diffusion Chambers CFDC Paul J. DeMott (PI) Citation, DC-8 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Continuous Flow Streamwise Thermal Gradient CCN Counter CFSTGC Edward L. Winstead (Mgr) Balloon, P-3 Orion, C-130H Hercules CN counter Cloud Condensation Nuclei
Cooled CCD Slit-less Spectrograph ASTRO Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Cosmic Dust Collectors CDC Michael Zolensky (PI) WB-57 Cosmic Dust
Counterflow Virtual Impactor CVI Cynthia Twohy (PI) Citation, DC-8, WB-57 Counterflow virtual impactor Condensed water content
Cryogenic Hygrometer CRYO John Barrick (Co-I) DC-8 H2O
Delay-Doppler Phase-monopulse Radar D2P Keith Raney (PI) P-3 Orion Radar Radar Altitude
Difference Frequency Generation Absorption Spectrometer DFGAS Alan Fried (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Spectrometer (in situ) CH2O
Differential Absorption Carbon Monoxide Measurement DACOM Glenn S. Diskin (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) N2O, CO, CH4, CO2
Differential Absorption Lidar DIAL Syed Ismail (PI) DC-8 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, NASA P-3 Differential mobility, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol Hygroscopicity

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