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 141 - 160 of 317.

Title Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Harvard Integrated Cavity Output Spectroscopy ICOS James Anderson (PI) WB-57 Laser absorption H2O
Harvard Lyman-α Photofragment Fluorescence Hygrometer HWV James Anderson (PI) ER-2, WB-57 Fluorescence H2O
Harvard Total Water HTW James Anderson (PI) WB-57, ER-2 Fluorescence H2O (total)
Harvard Tracer Suite HTS Bruce Daube (PI) DC-8 Laser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ) CO, CO2, CH4, N2O
Harvard University Picarro Cavity Ring Down Spectrometer HUPCRS Steven C. Wofsy (PI) Global Hawk Spectrometer (in situ) CH4, CO2, CO
Hawaii Group for Environmental Aerosol Research HIGEAR Antony Clarke (Co-I) DC-8, P-3 Orion CN counter, Differential mobility, Laser absorption, Optical particle counter, Photometer, Spectrometer Particle Absorption, Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Size Distribution, Black Carbon
Hawkeye Hawkeye Paul Lawson (PI) Global Hawk, P-3 Orion Particle imager Particle size distribution
HDVIS HDVIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr)
HIAPER Airborne Radiation Package HARP Samuel R. Hall (PI) NSF G-V Radiometer Actinic Flux, Irradiance
High Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne Profiler HIWRAP Gerald Heymsfield (PI) Global Hawk, ER-2 Radar, Scatterometer Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity, Wind
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding Radiometer HAMSR Shannon Brown (Mgr) DC-8, ER-2, Global Hawk Sounder, Microwave Radiometer Temperature, H2O
High Frame Rate Slit-less Spectrograph HFRS Geoff McHarg (PI) DC-8 Camera, Spectrometer (in situ) Imagery
High Resolution Interferometer Sounder HIS William L. Smith Sr. (PI) ER-2
High Spectral Resolution Lidar HSRL Chris Hostetler (PI) B200 - LARC, DC-8 Lidar Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
High Spectral Resolution Lidar 2 HSRL2 Chris Hostetler (PI) ER-2, P-3 Orion, NASA P-3 Lidar Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
High Volume Precipitation Spectrometer HVPS Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8, WB-57, P-3 Orion Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Particle size distribution
High-Sensitivity Fast-Response CO2 Analyzer Harvard CO2 Steven C. Wofsy (PI) Balloon, ER-2, WB-57 Gas chromatography CO2
HOx Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer HOxCIMS Christopher A. Cantrell (PI) C-130H Hercules, DC-8 CIMS OH, HO2, HO2+RO2
HR-732 Aerial Cameras HR-732 Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2, DC-8 Camera Imagery
Hurricane Imaging Radiometer HIRAD Daniel Cecil (PI) Global Hawk, WB-57 Radiometer Wind Speed, Rain Rate