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 321 - 340 of 350.

Titlesort ascending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Airborne Rain Mapping Radar ARMAR Steve Durden (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC Radar Doppler Velocity, Radar Reflectivity, Brightness Temperature
Airborne Ocean Color Imager AOCI James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Airborne Multichannel Microwave Radiometer AMMR James R. Wang (Mgr) Convair 580 NRC, DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Airborne Multi-angle SpectroPolarimeter Imager AirMSPI Dave Diner (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Radiometer Imagery
Airborne Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer AirMISR Dave Diner (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Camera, Spectrometer Topography
Airborne Lunar Spectral Irradiance Air-LUSI Kevin Turpie (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Lunar Spectral Irradiance
Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper Experiment ALTM Steve Young (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar Topography
Airborne Laser Isotope Spectrometer ALIS Lance Christensen (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) H2O, CO2 isotopes, CO2
Airborne Glacier and Land Ice Surface Topography Interferometer GLISTIN-A Delwyn Moller (PI) Gulfstream C-20A (GIII) - AFRC Interferometer, Radar Topography
Airborne Expendable Conductivity Temperature Depth Probe AXCTD Dan S. Jacob (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Dropsonde Ocean Salinity, Temperature
Airborne Emission Spectrometer AES Helen Worden (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C130 Interferometer O3, CO, H2O, CO2, CH4, NH3, etc.
Airborne Earth Science Microwave Imaging Radiometer AESMIR Edward Kim (PI) C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Imagery, Snow Thickness, Sea Ice Surface Elevation, H2O, Temperature
Airborne Detector for Energetic Lightning Emissions ADELE David Smith (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC Gamma-Rays, Relativistic Electrons
Airborne Compact Atmospheric Mapper ACAM Scott Janz (PI) B200 - LARC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera NO2, O3, Aerosol, SO2, CH2O
Airborne Coherent Lidar for Advanced In-flight Measurements ACLAIM Edward Teets (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Lidar
Airborne Cloud Radar ACR Steven J Dinardo (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter (DOE) Radar Radar Reflectivity
Airborne Chromatograph For Atmospheric Trace Species ACATS James W. Elkins (Co-I) ER-2 - AFRC, Citation Gas chromatography CFCl3, CF2Cl2, CF2ClCFCl2, CH3CCl3, CCl4, Halon-1211, CHCl3, CH4, H2, N2O, SF6
Airborne 2-Channel Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer ALIAS-II Lance Christensen (PI) Balloon Spectrometer N2O, CH4, CO, HCl, NO2
Aerosol/Cloud Particle Impactor/Replicator ACIR Rudolf Pueschel (PI) DC-8 - AFRC CCN, Black Carbon, SO4
Aerosol Optical Properties AERO3X Anthony Strawa (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC Optical particle counter Black Carbon, NO2, Particle Scattering, Aerosol Extinction, Particle Absorption, Asymmetry Parameter, Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Backscattering

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