30 years of healing the ozone layer
This week (Saturday 16th September), marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The signing of the Montreal Protocol was a landmark political event and environmental science made it happen.
Unearthing ‘lost’ Ben Nevis weather data
Scientists are on a mission to rescue two million pieces of ‘lost’ weather data gathered more than 100 years ago by intrepid volunteers on Britain’s highest mountain. But they need the your help. Join Operation Weather Rescue to bring the past back to life to help understand the weather today and in the future.
Most advanced space weather radar to be built in the Arctic
The most advanced space weather radar in the world is to be built in the Arctic. The EISCAT_3D radar will provide UK scientists with a cutting-edge tool to probe the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space, helping them understand the effects of space weather storms on the lower atmosphere, satellites, communications and power grids.