NCAS PhD students visit international air quality fieldwork project in Beijing
22 NERC funded students and supervisors are visiting the Atmospheric Pollution and Human Health in a Chinese Megacity (APHH) research project in Beijing this June.
Students will spend six days taking part in activities organised by NCAS including visits to fieldwork sites, attending the third APHH meeting, and seeing the Great Wall. You can keep up to date with the trip by following student blog posts on our website, where students will share their experiences day-by-day.
NCAS Wind Profiling Radar deployed to Portugal to improve wind energy harvesting
The NCAS wind profiling radar has been deployed to Portugal as part of a project to help the wind-energy industry harvest wind more effectively. The radar will be used alongside instruments from the EU and US to collect information about how wind flows over complex terrains such as mountains and ridges.
Dwayne Heard awarded Royal Society of Chemistry Environment Prize for 2017
Professor Dwayne Heard from the University of Leeds has won the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Environment Prize for 2017. Dwayne has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to understanding the chemistry of the earth's atmosphere.
Dwayne and his team have developed laser-based field instruments to measure free-radicals in the atmosphere, and deployed instruments in over 25 campaigns in places like Antartica, Borneo and Cape Verde.