TitleAcronymContact PersonCenterAircraftTypeMeasurementsMeasurement RangeMeasurement Instrument PointingMeasurement FrequencyMeasurement Swath WidthMeasurement Horizontal ResolutionMeasurement Vertical ResolutionMeasurement WavelengthsMeasurement Notes
14-channel NASA Ames Airborne Tracking SunphotometerAATS-14Philip B. Russell (Prev PI)NASA ARCDC-8 - AFRC, J-31, P-3 Orion - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Twin Otter InternationalPhotometerAerosol, H2O, O3, Optical Depth, NO2
Integrated vertical column
Solar tracking
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 Emission SpectrometerAESHelen Worden (Co-I)NCARDC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, C130InterferometerO3, CO, H2O, CO2, CH4, NH3, etc.4.5-13 µm
Airborne Raman Ozone, Temperature, and Aerosol LidarAROTALThomas J. McGee (PI)NASA GSFCDC-8 - AFRCLidar, Raman spectrometerTemperature, , O3, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
308 nm; 332 nm; 355 nm; 387 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nmN2 Raman
Airborne Scanning Microwave Limb SounderA-SMLSNathaniel Livesey (PI)JPLWB-57 - JSC (no longer fits), ER-2 - AFRCLimb SounderH2O, O3, CO, primary, also: HNO3, CH2O, N2O, HCN, CH3CN, CH3OH, SO2, HDO, H2O2, NO2, CH3Cl, (CH3)2CO, depending on instrument tuning and atmospheric loading.
Vertical profile
Limb scanning
2000 m
Airborne Submillimeter RadiometerASURHarry Kullmann (PI)U BremenDC-8 - AFRCRadiometerClO, HCl, HNO3, N2O, O3
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards)
604.3-662.3 GHz
Airborne Tunable Laser Absorption SpectrometerATLASMax Loewenstein (PI)NASA ARCER-2 - AFRCSpectrometer (in situ)N2O, CH4, CO, O3
In situ
1 Hz
Alpha Jet Ozone InstrumentLaura Iraci (PI)NASA ARCAlpha JetSpectrometer (in situ)O3
In situ
Balloonsondes (NOAA)Balloonsondes (NOAA)Dale Hurst (PI)NOAA ESRLBalloonH2O, O3, Temperature, Pressure
In situ
0.1 Hz
Differential Absorption LidarDIALJohnathan W. Hair (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRCLidarAerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Extinction, Aerosol Optical Depth, O3
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Nadir (directly downwards)
288 nm; 300 nm; 355 nm; 532 nm; 1064 nmO3
Direct beam Irradiance Airborne SpectrometerDIASSamuel R. Hall (PI)NCARDC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerAerosol, Optical Depth, O3
Integrated slant column
Solar tracking
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone PhotometerNOAA O3 ClassicErik Richard (PI)NOAA ESRLER-2 - AFRC, Balloon, WB-57 - JSCPhotometerO3
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 µm
HAIS Fast-O3Fast-O3Teresa Campos (PI)NCARGulfstream V - NSFChemiluminescenceO3
In situ
1 Hz
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
Langley In Situ Fast-Response Ozone MeasurementsFASTOZMelody Avery (PI)NASA LaRCDC-8 - AFRCChemiluminescenceO3
In situ
NCAR NOxyO3NOxyO3Andrew Weinheimer (PI)NCARC-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy, O3
In situ
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
NOAA Nitrogen Oxides and OzoneNOyO3Thomas B Ryerson (PI)Scientific AviationDC-8 - AFRCChemiluminescenceNO, NO2, NOy, O3
In situ
1 Hz
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
Ozonesondes (NOAA)Ozonesondes (NOAA)Dale Hurst (PI)NOAA ESRLBalloonO3, Temperature, Pressure
In situ
0.1 Hz
Rapid Ozone ExperimentROZEReem A. Hannun (PI)NASA GSFCDC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRCO3
In situ
10 Hz
265 nm
Spectrometer for Sky-Scanning, Sun-Tracking Atmospheric Research4STARMeloe S. Kacenelenbogen (Co-I)NASA ARCP-3 Orion - WFF, C-130H - WFF, Convair 580 NRC, Gulfstream G-1 (DOE), DC-8 - AFRCSpectrometerNO2, O3, H2O, Spectral Aerosol Optical Depth, Aerosol Extinction Angstrom Exponent, Aerosol Single Scattering Albedo, Aerosol Asymmetry Parameter, Aerosol Scattering phase function, Aerosol Size Distribution, Aerosol Complex Refractive Index, Cloud Optical Depth, Cloud droplet effective radius, Cloud Thermodynamic Phase, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Vertical profile
Zenith (directly upwards), Upwards pointing but not directly upwards, Solar tracking (angles: The instrument can be pointed continuously around the full azimuth and over 270 degrees in elevation )
Submillimeter Limb SounderSLSRobert Stachnik (PI)JPLBalloon, ER-2 - AFRCLimb SounderClO, O3, HCl, HNO3, N2O
In situ
Tropospheric Ozone and Tracers from Commercial Aircraft PlatformsTOTCAPLinnea Avallone (PI)NSFDC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSCLaser absorption, Spectrometer (in situ)O3, H2O, CO2
In situ
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