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 41 - 60 of 103.

Titlesort ascending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Millimeter Imaging Radiometer MIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Microwave Temperature Profiler MTP Richard Denning (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, L-188C, M-55, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Temperature
Meteorological Measurement System MMS T. Paul Bui (PI) Alpha Jet, Sierra UAV, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC 3D Wind, Turbulence, Temperature, Position, Velocities, Attitudes, True-Airspeed, Potential Temperature
Measurement of Pollution in the Troposphere-Aircraft MOPITT-A James Drummond (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Sounder CO, CH4
Lyman Alpha-Hygrometer Ken Kelly (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
Lightning Instrument Project LIP Monte Bateman (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC Electric field, Lightning, Air Conductivity
Leonardo Airborne Simulator LAS Si-Chee Tsay (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Leica RC-30 metric camera RC-30 James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) B200 - LARC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Large Area Collectors LAC Michael Zolensky (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Cosmic Dust
JPL Laser Hygrometer JLH Robert L. Herman (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) H2O
IRIS II Panoramic Camera IRIS II James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery
In-Situ Ozone Melody Avery (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
HR-732 Aerial Cameras HR-732 James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, DC-8 - AFRC Camera Imagery
High-Sensitivity Fast-Response CO2 Analyzer Harvard CO2 Steven C. Wofsy (PI) Balloon, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) CO2
High Spectral Resolution Lidar 2 HSRL2 Chris Hostetler (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, B200 - LARC, B-200 (UC-12B) - LARC, G-V-JSC Lidar Aerosol Depolarization Ratio, Aerosol Scattering Ratio, Aerosol Backscattering, Aerosol Extinction
High Resolution Interferometer Sounder HIS William L. Smith Sr. (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
High Altitude Monolithic Microwave integrated Circuit (MMIC) Sounding Radiometer HAMSR Shannon Brown (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC Sounder, Microwave Radiometer Temperature, H2O
High Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne Profiler HIWRAP Gerald Heymsfield (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Radar, Scatterometer Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity, Wind
Harvard University Picarro Cavity Ring Down Spectrometer HUPCRS Steven C. Wofsy (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) CH4, CO2, CO
Harvard Total Water HTW Jessica B. Smith (PI) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence H2O (total)

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