TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
2D-S Stereo Probe2DSSarah Woods (PI)SPECDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Learjet SPEC, Alpha JetParticle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration, Particle Extinction
In situ
Advanced Vertical Atmospheric Profiling SystemAVAPSGary Wick (PI)NOAA ESRLGlobal Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFDropsondePressure, Temperature, Humidity, Wind
Vertical profile
Advanced Whole Air SamplerAWASElliot Atlas (PI)U MiamiGlobal Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCWhole Air SamplingCFCs, HFCs, HCFCs, Halons, Solvents, VSLS, NMHCs, Organic Nitrates, CO, CH4, N2O
In situ
Airborne Compact Atmospheric MapperACAMScott Janz (PI)NASA GSFCB200 - LARC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCameraNO2, O3, Aerosol, SO2, CH2O
Integrated vertical column
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards), Cross-track scanning
2 Hz
300-900 nmAir Quality (AQ) 304:520 nm; Ocean Color (OC) 460:900 nm
Airborne Detector for Energetic Lightning EmissionsADELEDavid Smith (PI)UCSCGlobal Hawk - AFRCGamma-Rays, Relativistic Electrons
Cloud Droplet ProbeCDPDavid Rogers (PI)NCARGulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRCParticle imagerParticle size distribution, Particle concentration
In situ
1 Hz
2-50 µmwater droplets, ice crystals
Cloud Particle ImagerCPISarah Woods (PI)SPECCitation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFParticle imagerParticle phase, habit, Imagery
In situ
Cloud Physics LidarCPLMatthew McGill (PI)NASA GSFCER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLidarAerosol, Optical Depth, Particle size distribution
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
30 m
335 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nm
Diode Laser HygrometerDLHGlenn S. Diskin (PI)NASA LaRCB200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC, Sherpa - WFF, HU25 Falcon - LaRC, Twin Otter - CIRPAS - NPSLaser absorptionH2O
In situ
100 Hz
Fast Cloud Droplet ProbeFCDPSarah Woods (PI)SPECWB-57 - JSC, NASA P-3 Orion - WFF, Global Hawk - AFRC, Learjet SPEC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCOptical particle counterCloud Particle Number and Size Distributions
In situ
Focused Cavity Aerosol SpectrometerFCASJames Wilson (PI)U DenverDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCOptical particle counterParticle size distribution
In situ
Harvard University Picarro Cavity Ring Down SpectrometerHUPCRSSteven C. Wofsy (PI)HarvardGlobal Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)CH4, CO2, CO
In situ
0.5 Hz
HawkeyeHawkeyePaul Lawson (PI)SPECGlobal Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFFParticle imagerParticle size distribution
In situ
10 µm; 50 µm2D-S channel 1
High Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne ProfilerHIWRAPGerald Heymsfield (PI)NASA GSFCGlobal Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCRadar, ScatterometerRadar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity, Wind
Ground
Conical scanning
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding RadiometerHAMSRShannon Brown (Mgr)JPLDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRCSounder, Microwave RadiometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Nadir (directly downwards)
40000 m (at 20 km)
2000 m (at 20 km)
8 channels at 50-56 GHz; 10 channels at 113-119 GHz; 7 channels at 166-190 GHz
Hurricane Imaging RadiometerHIRADDaniel Cecil (PI)NASA MSFCGlobal Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCRadiometerWind, Rain Rate
Ground
Cross-track scanning
22000 m (at 11 km)
1000 m (at 11 km)
4-7 GHz
JPL Laser HygrometerJLHRobert L. Herman (PI)JPLDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCSpectrometer (in situ)H2O
In situ
1 Hz
Laser Induced Fluorescence – Sulfur DioxideLIF-SO2Andrew Rollins (PI)NOAA ESRLDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCFluorescenceSO2
Lightning Instrument ProjectLIPMonte Bateman (Mgr)USRADC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRCElectric field, Lightning, Air Conductivity
In situ
Meteorological Measurement SystemMMST. Paul Bui (PI)NASA ARCAlpha Jet, Sierra UAV, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC3D Wind, Turbulence, Temperature, Position, Velocities, Attitudes, True-Airspeed, Potential Temperature
In situ
20 Hz
Microwave Temperature ProfilerMTPRichard Denning (Mgr)JPLDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCMicrowave RadiometerTemperature
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
mini-DOASmini-DOASJochen Peter Stutz (PI)UCLAGlobal Hawk - AFRCSpectrometerBrO, NO2, O4
Integrated slant column
Limb scanning (angles: +1, 0, -1, -1.5, -2, -2.5, -3, -4, 5, -15)
Multiple-Angle Aerosol Spectrometer ProbeMASPDarrel Baumgardner (PI)DMTDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)Particle concentration, Particle size distribution, Particle Extinction
In situ
NOAA WaterTroy Thornberry (PI)NOAA CSLGlobal Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCCIMS, Laser absorptionH2O, H2O (total)
In situ
1 Hz
2.7 µmDFB laser to scan 2 H2O lines and CO2 line for additional diagnostic
Nuclei-Mode Aerosol Size SpectrometerNMASSJohn Michael Reeves (Prev PI)U DenverDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSCCN counterParticle size distribution, CCN
In situ
O3 Photometer (NOAA)NOAA O3Troy Thornberry (PI)NOAA CSLGulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRCPhotometerO3
In situ
O3 Photometer - UAS (NOAA)UASO3Troy Thornberry (PI)NOAA CSLWB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCPhotometerO3
In situ
2 Hz
Scanning High-Resolution Interferometer SounderS-HISHank Revercomb (Co-I)UW MadisonDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCInterferometerTemperature, H2O
Ground
Cross-track scanning
40000 m (at 20 km)
2000 m (at 20 km)
3.3-18 µm
Solar Spectral Flux RadiometerSSFRPeter Pilewskie (Co-I)CU BoulderAltair, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Twin Otter - CIRPAS - NPSRadiometerSolar flux, Irradiance
Other
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
1 Hz
300-1000 nm; 950-2150 nm
Tropospheric Wind Lidar Technology ExperimentTWiLiTEBruce Gentry (PI)NASA GSFCDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLidarWind
Vertical profile
Nadir (directly downwards)
UAS Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace SpeciesUCATSBrad Hall (PI)NOAA ESRLAltair, Global Hawk - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRCGas chromatography, Spectrometer (in situ), PhotometerN2O, SF6, CH4, CO, O3, H2, H2O
In situ
Ultra High Sensitivity Aerosol SpectrometerUHSASDavid Rogers (PI)NCARGlobal Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSFSpectrometer (in situ)Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Concentration
In situ
0.075-1 µmaerosols
Unmanned Aerial System Laser HygrometerULHRobert L. Herman (PI)JPLGlobal Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCH2O
In situ
1 Hz