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 CAIR

University of Hertfordshire
Centre for Atmospheric & Instrumentation Research

 

  • measurement of spatial light scattering by single microparticles
  • realistic analogues for atmospheric ice crystals

 

Gothenburg University 
Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology
Atmospheric Science Group 

 

  • formation meachanism and characterisation of secondary organic aerosol
  • volatility measurements (VTDMA)

 

University of Leeds
School of Chemistry
Physical Chemistry 

  • Inhibition of ice crystallisation in aqueous solution droplets containing organic acids
  • Heterogeneous ice nucleation potential of refractory nanoparticles
 

Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
Institute for Atmospheric Physics

  • Aerosol mass spectrometry
  • Aerosol instrument test and comparison
  • Measurements with and test of aircraft aerosol and cloud probes
  Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
Institute for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry 
  • Chemical characterisation of secondary organic aerosol
  • On-line mass spectrometric measurements
  Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig
  • Aerosol hygroscopic growth and CCN measurements
  • Characterisation of secondary organic aerosol
  • Measurement of turbulences in chambers

 mpch

Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and Institute for Atmospheric Physics, University of Mainz

Particle Chemistry
  • In situ microphysical characterisation of cloud particles with aircraft instruments
  • Development of optical measurement techniques for microphysical hydrometeor properties
  • Development of image processing strategies and algorithms
 

Forschungszentrum Jülich
Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Stratosphere (IEK 7)

  • Co-coordination of AquaVIT activity 2007
  • Water vapour and total water measurements with FISH and TDL instruments
  • Aerosol, droplet and ice crystal measurements
  • Test and comparison of aircraft cloud probes (HALO campaigns)
  Forschungszentrum Jülich
Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Troposphere (IEK 8)
  • Trace gas and aerosol mass spectrometry
  • Aerosol hygroscopic growth measurements
  German Aerosospace Center
Institute of Atmospheric Physics
  • Cirrus and contrail process modelling
  • ECHAM climate modelling
  • Optical aerosol measurements
  

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

  • Measurements of ice nuclei with FINCH and FRIDGE
  • Test and comparison of research aircraft instrumentation for aerosol measurements
   Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science
  • Measurements of ice nuclei with ZINC and PINC
  • Holographic ice crystal measurements
  • Cirrus cloud and climate modelling
  Tel Aviv University
Atmospheric Sciences
  • Cloud resolved modelling
  • Parameterisation of heterogeneous ice nucleation
   The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO, USA
Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Laboratory
  • Aerosol-cloud process studies and modelling
  • Development, test, and laboratory application of research aircraft cloud probes
  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Boulder, CO, USA
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)
  • Co-organisation of AquaVIT activity on calibration of water vapour instruments
  • Laser ablation aerosol mass spectrometry
  • Soot particle measurement (SP-2)
  Carnegie Mellon University
Dept of Chemical Engineering
  • formation meachanism and characterisation of secondary organic aerosol
  • atmospheric chemistry and modelling

 manchester University of Manchester, School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Atmospheric Science
  • Test and laboratory application of research aircraft cloud probes
  • Biogenic particle measurement
  Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
  • Tunable diode laser spectroscopy
  • Humidity standards
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Pauls Scherrer Institute (PSI), Villigen, Switzerland
Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry

  • Formation mechanism and characterisation of secondary organic aerosol
  • Optical characterisation of soot aerosol
 

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Environmental Mineralogy

  • Variability, distribution, and physicochemical properties of tropospheric ice nuclei
  • Optical properties of mineral dust particles