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 121 - 140 of 346.

Titlesort ascending Acronym Contact Person Aircraft Type Measurements
Miniature Video Imaging System MVIS Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) ER-2 - AFRC Camera Imagery
Miniature Echelle Spectrograph Echelle Peter Jenniskens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Spectrometer (in situ) Brightness Temperature
mini-DOAS mini-DOAS Jochen Peter Stutz (PI) Global Hawk - AFRC Spectrometer BrO, NO2, O4
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
Microspectrometer Jim Jungel (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF
Methane Near IR Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectrometer NOAA CH4 Erik Richard (PI) WB-57 - JSC Spectrometer (in situ) CH4
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
Medusa Whole Air Sampler Medusa Britton Stephens (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Whole Air Sampling O2, CO2, N2, Argon, CO2 isotopes
Measurements of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Over Northwestern North America MACDONNA Stephanie A. Vay (PI) DC-8 - AFRC Gas chromatography CO2
Measurement of Pollution in the Troposphere-Aircraft MOPITT-A James Drummond (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Sounder CO, CH4
Marshall Airborne Polarimetric Imaging Radiometer MAPIR Chip Laymon (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF Microwave Radiometer Brightness Temperature
MACRES Ground Receiving Station (MGRS) MGRS Valery Zavorotny (PI) P-3 Orion - WFF
Lyman Alpha-Hygrometer Ken Kelly (PI) ER-2 - AFRC
Lightweight Balloon Interferometer LWBI Geoffrey Toon (PI) Balloon Interferometer
Lightning Instrument Project LIP Monte Bateman (Mgr) DC-8 - AFRC, ER-2 - AFRC, Global Hawk - AFRC Electric field, Lightning, Air Conductivity
Lidar Atmosphere Sensing Experiment LASE Syed Ismail (Prev PI) DC-8 - AFRC, P-3 Orion - WFF Lidar H2O, Aerosol Backscattering
Leonardo Airborne Simulator LAS Si-Chee Tsay (PI) ER-2 - AFRC Spectrometer Imagery
Leica RC-30 metric camera RC-30 Jeffrey Myers (Mgr) B-200 - LARC, ER-2 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC Camera Imagery
Laser Induced Fluorescence – Sulfur Dioxide LIF-SO2 Andrew Rollins (PI) DC-8 - AFRC, WB-57 - JSC, Global Hawk - AFRC Fluorescence SO2

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