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ER-2 Instruments and Sensors

A wide variety of instruments and sensors have been developed for the ER-2. They are briefly described here; more information is available from either the Airborne Science Data Facility for Ames-operated and maintained "core" sensors, or from the individual investigators listed.

Multispectral Scanners

Airborne Ocean Color Imager (AOCI)
Airborne Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS)
Multispectral Atmospheric Mapping Sensor (MAMS)
MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS)
Thermal Infrared Multispectral Scanner (TIMS)
Thematic Mapper Simulator (TMS)

Aerial Film Cameras

High Definition Electo-Optic Camera System
Visible Imaging System (VIS)

Other Sensors

Airborne Chromatograph For Atmospheric Trace Species (ACATS)
Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer (ALIAS)
Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer (AMPR)
Airborne Tunable Laser Absorption Spectrometer (ATLAS)
Cloud LIDAR System (CLS)
Condensation Nucleus Counter (CNC)
Harvard Carbon Dioxide Experiment (Harvard CO2)
Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux Measurement (CPFM)
ER-2 Doppler Radar (EDOP)
Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer (FCAS)
High Resolution Interferometer Sounder (HIS)
Harvard Hydroxyl Experiment (HOx)
Large Area Collectors (LAC)
Lidar Atmospheric Sensing Experiment (LASE)
Lightning Instrument Package (LIP)
Microwave Imaging Radiometer (MIR)
Meteorological Measurement System (MMS)
Microwave Temperature Profiler (MTP)
MIT Millimeter-Wave Temperature Sounder (MTS)
NASA Aircraft Satellite Instrument Calibration (NASIC)
NOAA Water Vapor Experiment (H2O)
Reactive Nitrogen Experiment (NOy)
Harvard Ozone Experiment (O3)
Quartz Crystal Microbalance/Surface Acoustic Wave (QCM/SAW)
Radiation Measurement System (RAMS)
Whole Air Sampler (WAS)
Harvard Water Ozone Experiment (WOX)