UK Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Study (UK SOLAS)

Project 15

Aerosol characterisation and modelling in the marine environment (ACMME)

Principal Investigator — James Allan

Objectives

Activities

Fieldwork has included participation in the RHaMBLe cruise (D319) and measurements at the UK SOLAS Observatory at Cape Verde. Key measurements have included:

ACMME has also incorporated detailed modelling studies relating aerosol particle size and composition to cloud formation.

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Related UK SOLAS pages at BODC

Project overview      Cruise programme
Data centre's role      Data inventories
Data policy       Data delivery
Data submission       Other links
Data centre processing      Knowledge transfer
Final report    

Related external links

International SOLAS      Quantifying and Understanding the Earth System (QUEST)
NERC SOLAS      James Allan , University of Manchester