Platform: NASA ER-2 Data

This guide summarizes the NASA ER-2 instrument suite for the FIREX-AQ 2019 field campaign. The NASA ER-2 flew from its home base at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Palmdale, CA. Flights occurred during only the Western phase of FIREX-AQ, 2 - 21 August 2019. Final data for some instruments may not yet be available at these linked data locations, please contact the indicated person for additional information.

InstrumentContactData LocationInstrument DescriptionSatellite AnalogsSpectral RangeSpectral ResolutionNominal Spatial Resolution @ER-2 CruiseNominal Swath @ER-2 Cruise
AirMSPI Gerard van Harten, NASA JPL NASA ASDC AirMSPI Project Airborne Multiangle SpectroPolarimetric Imager MISR, MAIA 355-935 nm 8 bands (3 polarimetric) 10m 10km
AVIRIS-C Chuck Sarture, NASA JPL NASA JPL AVIRIS Portal Hyperspectral Vis-SWIR spectrometer EMIT, SBG 370-2550 nm 9.8 nm 20m 11km
CPL John Yorks, NASA GSFC NASA GSFC CPL Portal 3-channel backscatter lidar with polarization CALIPSO, CATS-ISS 355, 532, 1064 nm - 200m (30m vertical)
eMAS Jeff Myers, NASA ARC (L1B);
NASA ARC eMAS Portal (imagery);
NASA GSFC MAS/eMAS Portal (data)
Vis-IR scanning spectrometer MODIS, VIIRS, ABI 445-2400 nm, 3.7 µm,
6.7-14.0 µm
38 bands
50m 37km
GCAS Scott Janz, NASA GSFC NASA FIREX-AQ Archive UV-Vis-NIR hyperspectral spectrometer TROPOMI, TEMPO 300-890 nm .2-.4nm 500m 16km
NAST-I Allen Larar, NASA LaRC NASA FIREX-AQ Archive IR scanning interferometer AIRS, CrIS 3.5-16 µm 0.25 cm-1 2600m 40km
S-HIS Joe Taylor, University of Wisconsin NASA FIREX-AQ Archive IR scanning interferometer AIRS, CrIS 3.3-18 µm 0.50 cm-1 2000m 40km
NAV and meteorology Mike Garay, NASA JPL NASA FIREX-AQ Archive Aircraft navigational and meteorological ICARTT format