Follow the links below to read more about our world class research tools.
The aerosol chamber is a major facility for the study of the formation and evolution of aerosol particles in a controlled environment representative of the real atmosphere
The aircraft, a Cessna 182J, is equipped with sophisticated turbulence, trace gas, aerosol and cloud microphysics instrumentation to make a wide range of atmospheric boundary layer measurements.
A 10m high fall chamber able to simulate atmospheric conditions up to the lower stratosphere used for the study of cloud particles, thunderstorm electrification and instrument evaluation.
The Centre for Atmospheric Science has a suite of state of the art instruments which support our research activities. Some of these are described in more detail in these pages.
The Centre for Atmospheric Science has a suite of newly constructed well equipped labs located in the Simon Engineering Building. These include major cloud and aerosol chamber facilities.
A range of models are employed to simulate cloud and aerosol processes in the atmosphere over a wide range of scales.
A state of the art meteorological observatory located on the university campus in central Manchester. Real time data from this observatory is displayed on these web pages.