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 92.

Titlesort ascending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
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
Dual-Beam UV-Absorption Ozone Photometer NOAA O3 Classic Erik Richard (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Balloon, WB-57 - JSC Photometer O3
Diode Laser Hygrometer DLH Glenn S. Diskin (PI) B200 - LARC, DC-8 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, WB-57 - JSC, Sherpa - WFF, HU25 Falcon - LaRC, Twin Otter - CIRPAS - NPS Laser absorption H2O
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
Counterflow Virtual Impactor CVI Cynthia Twohy (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Counterflow virtual impactor Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cosmic Dust Collectors CDC Michael Zolensky (PI) WB-57 - JSC Cosmic Dust
Configurable Scanning Submillimeter-wave Instrument/Radiometer CoSSIR Rachael Kroodsma (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
Condensation Nuclei Counter CNC James Wilson (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CN counter CCN
Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux Measurement CPFM C. Thomas McElroy (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radiometer, Spectrometer (in situ) Solar flux
Cloud, Aerosol, and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS - WB57 Darrel Baumgardner (PI) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Cloud Spectrometer and Impactor CSI Andrew Heymsfield (PI) C-130H - WFF, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Counterflow virtual impactor, Spectrometer (in situ) Cloud Liquid Water Content, H2O (total)
Cloud Radar System CRS Gerald Heymsfield (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Radar Radar Reflectivity, Doppler Velocity
Cloud Physics Lidar CPL John Yorks (PI) ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Lidar Attenuated backscatter, linear depolarization ratio, cloud extinction coefficient, Aerosol Optical Depth
Cloud Particle Imager CPI Sarah Woods (PI) Citation, DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Particle imager Particle phase, habit, Imagery
Cloud Integrating Nephelometer CIN Hermann Gerber (PI) C-130H - WFF, Citation, Twin Otter - GRC, WB-57 - JSC Optical particle counter Asymmetry Parameter, Optical Extinction Coefficient, Extinction-to-Backscatter Ratio
Cloud Droplet Probe CDP David Rogers (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Particle imager Particle size distribution, Particle concentration
Cloud Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer CAPS Andrew Heymsfield (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, P-3 Orion - WFF, ER-2 - AFRC Particle imager, Spectrometer (in situ) Aerosol, Particle size distribution, Temperature, Pressure, Cloud Liquid Water Content
Closed-path Laser Hygrometer CLH Linnea Avallone (PI) Gulfstream V - NSF, WB-57 - JSC, DC-8- AFRC Laser absorption H2O (total)
Chicago Water Isotope Spectrometer Chi-WIS Benjamin Clouser (Mgr) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer H2O, HDO
Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer NOAA CIMS Thomas B Ryerson (PI) WB-57 - JSC, DC-8 - AFRC CIMS H2O, HNO3, HCl

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