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Atmospheric Science


Research activities in the Atmospheric Sciences Group are oriented towards a better understanding of the complex processes (physical, chemical and dynamical) operating in the Earth's atmosphere. The Atmospheric Research Group was established in the year 2002 with a humble beginning of Aerosol Optical Depth Observations. followed by BC, Ozone, CO, NOy, CH4, SO2 , NMHCs, CO2, N2 O and boundary layer meteorology (tower based) is also taken into account. ARIES has also established a wind profiling facility using stratospheric troposphere radar (ST radar), lidar and balloon-borne observations of ozone.

Research Program

Trace gases: Surface observations of many trace gases, including greenhouse gases, known Has happened. The vertical distribution and meteorological parameters of ozone are being measured using balloon-borne sensors.

Boundary Layer Meteorology: ARIES is a meteorological instrument for comprehensive observation of the boundary layer Equipment is Equipment is the tower that hosts the study.

Mobility: Using the ARIES ST radar and balloon-borne GPS  radiosonde is being done.

Aerosols: Various physical, optical and chemical properties of aerosols are being observed. Aerosol scattering properties (nephelometer) and aerodynamic particle size (APS) are being observed.


Overview Features

  • Aries ST (Estrada)
  • High Energy Pulse Lidar
  • Micro Pulse Lidar
  • Ozonesonde and Radiosonde
  • Meteorological Tower (27 m)
  • Trace Gas Analyzer (Ozone, CO, NOy, SO2)
  • Gas Chromatographs (NMHCs)
  • Athlometer
  • EC/OC
  • AOD
  • Nephelometer
  • Aerodynamic Particle Shaper
  • Sun Sky Radiometer
  • AWS
  • VLF receiver
  • GNSS receiver


Atmospheric Sciences Data Access


    PhD courses 

    • Introduction to Atmospheric Science
    • Meteorology and& Dynamics
    • Atmospheric Trace Gases  
    • atmospheric aerosols