Instruments

Atmospheric System Research is to advance understanding of the interactions among aerosols, clouds, precipitation, radiation, dynamics, and thermodynamics.

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CAR

The Cloud Absorption Radiometer (CAR) is an airborne multi-wavelength scanning radiometer that can perform several cloud and surface measurement functions.

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Multi-angle Imagine SpectroRadiometer's mission is to provide accurate measures of the brightness, contrast, and color of reflected sunlight.

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MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites.

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SMART-COMMIT-ACHIEVE, Enriching EOS and Decadal Survey missions, piloting innovative investigations, conducting educational and public outreach activities

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THOR's purpose is to measure the thickness and internal structure of highly scattering media such as thick clouds, snow, or sea ice.

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