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 61 - 80 of 103.

Title Acronymsort ascending Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
FSSP-300 Aerosol Spectrometer FPCAS ER-2 - AFRC Aerosol Scattering Ratio
Frost Point (NOAA) FP Andrew Rollins (Co-I) WB-57 - JSC, ER-2 - AFRC H2O
Fast Cloud Droplet Probe FCDP Sarah Woods (PI) WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, Global Hawk - AFRC, Learjet SPEC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Optical particle counter Cloud Particle Number and Size Distributions
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer FCAS James Wilson (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Particle size distribution
ER-2 Doppler Radar EXRAD Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity,
Enhanced MODIS Airborne Simulator eMAS Steve Platnick (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
ER-2 High Altitude Dropsonde EHAD Jeffrey B. Halverson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Dropsonde Temperature
DCOTSS Portable Optical Particle Spectrometer DPOPS John Dykema (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) particle number density, Particle size distribution
Digital Camera System DCS James D. Jacobson Jr. (Mgr) B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Cloud Radar System CRS Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity
Cloud Physics Lidar CPL Matthew McGill (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Lidar Aerosol, Optical Depth, Particle size distribution
Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux Measurement CPFM C. Thomas McElroy (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer, Spectrometer (in situ) Solar flux
Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSSIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Ice Water Path, Brightness Temperature
Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer CoSMIR James R. Wang (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Condensation Nucleus Counters (CNCs) and Electrical Aerosol Sampler (EAS) CNC/EAS James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CN counter CCN
Cloud Lidar System CLS James Spinhirne (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Lidar Cloud Thickness
Chlorine Nitrate Instrument ClONO2 David Wilmouth (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Fluorescence NO2, ClO, ClONO2, BrO
Multiple Axis Resonance Fluorescence Chemical Conversion Detector for ClO and BrO ClO/BrO James Anderson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC Fluorescence ClO, BrO
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer CIT-CIMS Paul Wennberg (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC CIMS HNO3, H2O2, CH3OOH, HCN, PAA, PNA, SO2

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