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Demonstration of an Aircraft System

Demonstration of an Aircraft System for Real-Time Discrimination & Reporting of Dust, Volcanic Ash, Ice and Super-cooled Water Particles

This proposal aims to demonstrate an aircraft based measurement and reporting system for in situ real-time discrimination of single coarse dust, ash, super-cooled water and ice particles.

http://gtr.rcuk.ac.uk/project/F663876A-2ED9-4E88-8613-B855B4DF2055

Budget: 
£142,070.00
Project date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 to Monday, March 31, 2014

Connections

Person

Dr James Dorsey

Dr Dorsey is responsible for cloud microphysics instrumentation and measurements at the University of Manchester. He is a University research fellow and instrument scientist at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science's (NCAS) Facility for Ground Based Atmospheric Measurements.

Keywords: 
Weather, Climate, Water, Instrumentation, Aerospace, Transport, Particles, Physics, Scattering, Aviation

Person

Prof Martin Gallagher

Research interests: Cloud Microphysics, Cloud-aerosol interactions, Surface Atmosphere Exchange, Micrometeorology, bioaerosols, Flux Applications, Airborne Instrumentation for ice and water.

Keywords: 
Weather, Physics, Water, Aerosols, Climate, Environment, Climate change, Biology, Heat flux, Thermal energy, Instrumentation, Sustainability, Teaching, Education