TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
Airborne 2-Channel Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIAS-IILance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloonSpectrometerN2O, CH4, CO, HCl, NO2
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
1 Hz
Airborne Submillimeter RadiometerASURHarry Kullmann (PI)U BremenDC-8 - AFRCRadiometerClO, HCl, HNO3, N2O, O3
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
604.3-662.3 GHz
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption SpectrometerALIASLance Christensen (PI)JPLBalloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)N2O, H2O isotopes, H2O, CO, CH4, CO2 isotopes, HCl
In situ
1 Hz
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerNOAA CIMSThomas B Ryerson (PI)Scientific AviationWB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRCCIMSH2O, HNO3, HCl
In situ
Chemical Ionization Mass SpectrometerGT-CIMSL. Greg Huey (PI)GA TechDC-8 - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSFCIMSHNO3, SO2, HNO4, HCl, Br2, BrO, PAN
In situ
Fourier Transform Infrared SpectrometerFTIRMichael Coffey (PI)NASA HQDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerHCl, ClONO2, N2O, NO, NO2, HNO3, HF, CH4, C2H6, H2O, CO2, CF2Cl2, O3
Integrated vertical column
Upwards pointing but not directly upwards, Solar tracking
10 Hz
6 channels at 2-15 ┬Ám
JPL Mark IV Balloon InterferometerMkIVGeoffrey Toon (PI)JPLBalloon, DC-8 - AFRCInterferometerH2O, O3, N2O, CO, CH4, NO, NO2, HNO3, HNO4, N2O5, H2O2, ClONO2, HOCl, HCl, HF, COF2, CF4, SF6, CF2ClCFCl2, CHF2Cl, CF2Cl2, CFCl3, CCl4, CH3Cl, C2H2, C2H6, OCS, HCN, N2, O2, CO2
NDACC MLO FTIRMLOFTIRJames W. Hannigan (PI)NCARInterferometerCO, CH4, ClONO2, HCOOH, C2H6, HCN, HCl, HF, HNO3, H2O, HDO, OCS, N2O, O3, CH2O
Vertical profile
Solar tracking
Submillimeter Limb SounderSLSRobert Stachnik (PI)JPLBalloon, ER-2 - AFRCLimb SounderClO, O3, HCl, HNO3, N2O
In situ