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 121 - 140 of 317.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe FSSP Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8, ER-2, WB-57 Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer FTIR Michael Coffey (PI) DC-8 Spectrometer HCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3
Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Snow Thickness Radar FMCW Carl Leuschen (PI) DC-8, P-3 Orion Radar Snow Thickness
Frost Point (NOAA) FP Andrew Rollins (PI) WB-57, ER-2 H2O
FSSP-300 Aerosol Spectrometer FPCAS ER-2 Aerosol Scattering Ratio
G-V Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer SMPS James Smith (PI) NSF G-V Differential mobility Aerosol Size Distribution
G2301-f Laura Iraci (PI) Spectrometer (in situ) CO2, CH4, H2O
G2301-m Laura Iraci (PI) Spectrometer (in situ) CO2, CH4, H2O
Gas and Aerosol Measurement Sensor/Langley Airborne A-Band Spectrometer GAMS/LAABS Michael Pitts (PI) DC-8 Solar Occultation, Spectrometer (in situ) Optical Depth
Georgia Tech Laser-Induced Fluorescence GT-LIF David Tan (PI) DC-8 Fluorescence NO, CH2O, NO2
Georgia Tech NO Instrument GT-NO L. Greg Huey (PI) DC-8 Chemiluminescence NO
Geostationary Imaging Fabry-Perot Spectrometer GIFS Sam Yee (PI) P-3 Orion Spectrometer Cloud Thickness
Global Ice-sheet Mapping Orbiter GISMO Ken Jezek (PI) P-3 Orion Interferometer, Radar Topography
Goodrich Clear Air Turbulence Data Collection Kris Deverasety (PI) DC-8 Turbulence
GPS Flight Management System GPFMS William Krabill (Prev PI) P-3 Orion Navigation recorder Aircraft position
GPS Remote Sensing Instrument GPSRS Michael Grant (PI) P-3 Orion Soil Moisture
HAIS Fast-O3 Fast-O3 Teresa Campos (PI) NSF G-V Chemiluminescence O3
Harvard Halogen Instrument HAL James Anderson (PI) WB-57 Fluorescence BrO, ClO
Harvard Harriot Hygrometer HHH James Anderson (PI) WB-57 H2O
Harvard Hydroxyl Experiment HOx James Anderson (PI) ER-2, WB-57 Fluorescence, Laser absorption OH, HO2