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NASA - ER-2 Acronyms for Instruments and Sensors
September 30, 2008

Multispectral Scanners

Acronym Instrument
AVIRIS Airborne Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
MASTER MODIS/ASTER Airborne Simulator
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer Airborne Simulator (MAS)

Aerial Film Cameras

Acronym Instrument
DCS Hasselblad Digital Camera System
EOC High Definition Electro-Optic Camera System
HR-732 Hycon HR-732 Aerial Camera System
Iris II Itek Iris II Panoramic Camera System
MVIS Miniature Video Imaging System
RC-10 Wild Heerbrugg RC-10 Mapping Camera
RC-30 RC-30 Camera

Other Sensors

Acronym Instrument
ACATS Airborne Chromatograph for Atmospheric Trace Species
ALIAS Aircraft Laser Infrared Absorption Spectrometer
AMPR Advanced Microwave Precipitation Radiometer
APS Wing Tip Air Particulate Sampler
No Acronym Available Argus Two-Channel, Tunable Diode Laser
CIMS Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer
No Acronym Available Chlorine Nitrate
No Acronym Available Cloud Aerosol Precipitation Spectrometer
CPFM Composition and Photo-Dissociative Flux Measurement
CPL Cloud Physics LIDAR
CRS Cloud Radar System
CNC Condensation Nucleus Counter
COSMIR Conical Scanning Millimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer
COSSIR Conical Scanning Submillimeter-wave Imaging Radiometer
No Acronym Available Dropsondes
EDOP ER-2 Doppler Radar
FCAS Focused Cavity Aerosol Spectrometer
HAMSR High Altitude MMIC Sounding Radiometer
HIS High Resolution Interferometer Sounder
HOx Harvard Hydroxyl Experiment
No Acronym Available In-Situ Ozone
JLH JPL Laser Hygrometer
LAC Large Area Collectors, Cosmic Dust Collectors
LASE LIDAR Atmospheric Sensing Equipment
LIP Lighting Instrument Package
MMS Meteorological Measurement System
MIR Microwave Imaging Radiometer
MTP Microwave Temperature Profiler
MTS MIT Millimeter-Wave Temperature Sounder
NASIC NASA Aircraft Satellite Instrument Calibration
NAST-1 NPOESS Airborne Sounder Testbed - Interferometer
NAST-M NOAA Airborne Sounder Testbed – Microwave
NMASS Nuclei Mode Aerosol Size Spectrometer
No Acronym Available NOAA Air Samplers
No Acronym Available NOAA Ozone
NOy NOAA Reactive Nitrogen Experiment
O3 Harvard Ozone Experiment
PHA Pulse Height Analyzer
QCM/SAW Quartz Crystal Microbalance/Surface Acoustic Wave
RAMS Radiation Measurement System
SHIS Scanning High-Resolution Interferometer Sounder
SSFR Solar Spectral Flux Radiometer
WAS Whole Air Sampler
WOX Harvard Water Ozone Experiment/td>

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