Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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Remembering Prof. Jón Egill Kristjánsson

August 19, 2016

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Professor Jón Egill Kristjánsson, University of Oslo, who was killed in a climbing accident in the Norwegian mountains. Jón Egill was a very active, talented and internationally respected researcher and a good friend to many researchers here at ACES as well as the Bolin Centre for Climate Research. …

Thin tropical clouds cool the climate

August 18, 2016

Thin clouds at about 5 km altitude are more ubiquitous in the tropics than previously thought and they have a substantial cooling effect on climate. This is shown in a recent study by researchers from ACES and colleagues from Stockholm University and the University of Miami, which was published in Nature Communications. Mid-level clouds are currently missing in global climate models.  …

A little calcium with your sea spray?

August 8, 2016

Seawater droplets that are formed when waves break at the ocean surface, often referred to as sea spray aerosol, could potentially be important for climate. Quite how important their effects are depends a lot on what the sea spray aerosol droplets are made of. This was the focus of a recent study by researchers at ACES published in Geophysical Research …

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