July 2012 archive

Visualization of wind above central London

We are experimenting with visualizations of the windspeed measured by our Doppler lidar over central London. The movie below shows data measured on 30th September 2011 when there was a strong Urban Heat Island. The movie shows how wind at various heights blows pollution around over the period from midnight to 6 am – 2 …

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“ACTUAL” instruments contribute to pollution experiments during the olympics

From Monday 23rd July, ACTUAL will be taking part in the ClearfLo project to measure the effect of meteorology and chemistry on London’s air pollution during the Olympics. Some of the instruments of the ACTUAL project will be used for data collection during the intensive observation period. The IOP will last until the 23rd of …

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