Latest Research News: Atmospheric Science
Predictions of the ground-level pollutant ozone will be more accurate in future following research led by Lancaster University, published in Nature Geoscience.
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Mon 26 September 2011
Collaborative research into the effects of aviation on climate during World War Two bombing raids by researchers at the Lancaster Environment Centre has been featured widely in international media.
Mon 18 July 2011
Ally Gormally, a second year PhD student funded by UKERC (NERC, ESRC and EPSRC) and supervised by Dr Duncan Whyatt, Prof Colin Pooley, Prof Roger Timmis and Dr Sarah Watkins, won the best oral and written paper at the GISRUK conference.
Wed 01 June 2011
PhD student Kirsti Ashworth and Professor Nick Hewitt (LEC) hosted a two day workshop at Lancaster University on 17-18 May 2011 to discuss biogenic volatile organic compound emissions models and their applications.
Fri 20 May 2011
Supervisors: Prof Nick Hewitt and Dr Jane Taylor (Lancaster Environment Centre)
Mon 28 February 2011
Work carried out by LEC PhD student Emma Ferranti as part of a team of UK researchers has shown that the frequency of heavy rainfall during winter months over the uplands of North England has "significantly" increased in recent years. A BBC article reported that the work, published in the International Journal of Climatology, indicates that the shift coincided with an increase in westerly weather systems over the region. The...
Thu 13 January 2011
LEC scientist Dr Brian Davison was interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire on Thursday 28th January talking about the recent cold winter and the snow.
Fri 05 February 2010
Emma Ferranti (LEC PhD student) was interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire on Friday 20th November from the Hazelrigg weather station about the recent heavy rainfall in Cumbria.
Tue 01 December 2009
Modelling the impact of urban design on future air quality
Wed 28 October 2009
Climate change experts at Lancaster University have uncovered a rare record of 19th Century weather patterns in diaries belonging to a Gentleman Farmer from the North West.
Sat 06 December 2008