Category Archives: Air quality

Tiny Particles, Big Impact?

By Laura Wilcox Aerosols are tiny particles or liquid droplets suspended in the atmosphere. They can be created by human activities, such as burning fossil fuels or clearing land, or have natural sources, such as volcanoes. Depending on their composition, … Continue reading

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Modelling Dust Extremes Over East Asia

 By: Dhirendra Kumar Mineral dust plays an important role in the earth system due to its interaction with climate, ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, and human society in direct and indirect ways [1,2,3]. Their interactions with the weather and climate occur at … Continue reading

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Do cuts in particle pollution accelerate climate change?

By: Richard Allan  Glorious weather over much of the UK in April 2020 replaced the seemingly relentless winter rain, sodden ground and flooding, making the lockdown bearable for those lucky enough to be able to enjoy time outside. I was … Continue reading

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Air Quality in Reading during COVID-19

By Helen Dacre I’ve been working from home for exactly a month now and like everyone else have been adapting to a new routine.  This involves taking a daily shuffle around Caversham to get some exercise. There’s been a noticeable … Continue reading

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