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 301 - 320 of 350.

Title Acronymsort descending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Raman Airborne Spectroscopic Lidar RASL David Whiteman (PI) B200 - LARC Raman spectrometer H2O, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Temperature
RC-10 Mapping Cameras RC-10 James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Leica RC-30 metric camera RC-30 James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) B200 - LARC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Research Environment for Vehicle-Embedded Analysis on Linux REVEAL Lawrence C. Freudinger (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC Navigation recorder Aircraft position
Rosemount Icing Detector RICE Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Cloud Liquid Water Content
Aerosol and Cloud Lidar ROSCOE Edward P. Nowottnick (PI) WB-57 - JSC Lidar Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Rapid Ozone Experiment ROZE Reem A. Hannun (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC O3
Research Scanning Polarimeter RSP Brian Cairns (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Polarimeter Imagery
Scanning High-Resolution Interferometer Sounder S-HIS Hank Revercomb (Co-I) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Interferometer Temperature, H2O
Scanning Actinic Flux Spectroradiometers SAFS Samuel R. Hall (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) Solar flux
Soluble Acidic Gases and Aerosols SAGA Jack Dibb (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Ion Chromatography Na, NH4, K, Mg, Ca+2, Cl, Br-, NO3, SO4, C2O4-2, Be-7, Pb-210, HNO3, ,
Single Event Upset SEU Harold Huff (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
2 Channel Selected Ion Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer SI/CIMS-2 Fred Eisele (PI) C-130H - WFF, P-3 Orion - WFF CIMS OH, H2SO4, CH4SO3, DMSO, NH3, Aerosol
Small Ice Detector SID Andrew Heymsfield (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Particle imager Particle size distribution
Slope Imaging Multi-polarization Photon-counting Lidar SIMPL David Harding (PI) Learjet 25, P-3 Orion - WFF, Twin Otter - GRC Lidar Sea Ice Surface Elevation, Ice Sheet Thickness
Sea Ice Thickness Penetrating Radar Instrument SITPRI Ben Holt (PI) Radar Ice Sheet Thickness
Fibre-optic Fed Slit-Spectrograph SLIT Michael Winter (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
Submillimeter Limb Sounder SLS Robert Stachnik (PI) Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC Limb Sounder ClO, O3, HCl, HNO3, N2O
G-V Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer SMPS James Smith (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF Differential mobility Aerosol Size Distribution
Single Particle Soot Photometer (NOAA) SP2 Joshua (Shuka) Schwarz (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, GV - NCAR Photometer Black Carbon, Aerosol

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