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 348.

Title Acronymsort descending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Digital Mapping System DMS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, HU-25A Guardian - LaRC, Gulfstream V - NSF Camera Imagery
Doppler Scatterometry DopplerScatt Dragana Perkovic-Martin (PI) B-200 (#801) - AFRC Scatterometer Doppler Velocity
DCOTSS Portable Optical Particle Spectrometer DPOPS John Dykema (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) particle number density, Particle size distribution
Miniature Echelle Spectrograph Echelle Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
CU Aircraft Extractive Electrospray Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer EESI-TOFMS Jose-Luis Jimenez (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) C6H10O5, C6H5NO4
ER-2 High Altitude Dropsonde EHAD Jeffrey B. Halverson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Dropsonde Temperature
Enhanced MODIS Airborne Simulator eMAS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Electronically Scanning Thinned-Array Radiometer ESTAR David Levine (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Soil Moisture, Ocean Salinity
ER-2 Doppler Radar EXRAD Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity,
HAIS Fast-O3 Fast-O3 Teresa Campos (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Chemiluminescence O3
Langley In Situ Fast-Response Ozone Measurements FASTOZ Melody Avery (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Chemiluminescence O3
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Fast Cloud Droplet Probe FCDP Sarah Woods (PI) WB-57 - JSC, NASA P-3 Orion - WFF, Global Hawk - AFRC, Learjet SPEC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Optical particle counter Cloud Particle Number and Size Distributions
Fast In-situ Stratospheric Hygrometer FISH Cornelius Schiller (PI) WB-57 - JSC H2O
Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave Snow Thickness Radar FMCW Carl Leuschen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radar Snow Thickness
Frost Point (NOAA) FP Andrew Rollins (Co-I) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC H2O
FSSP-300 Aerosol Spectrometer FPCAS ER-2 - AFRC Aerosol Scattering Ratio
Fabry-Perot Interferometer FPI Jay R. Herman (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Interferometer O2, CO2
Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe FSSP Paul Lawson (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer FTIR Michael Coffey (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer HCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3

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