National Centre for Atmospheric Science
|Legal status||Government Organisation|
|Professor Stephen Mobbs|
|Natural Environment Research Council|
|£9 million |
The National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) is a research centre of its parent organisation, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), providing for scientific research and increased knowledge in atmospheric science in the United Kingdom.
The NCAS performs research into climate change, air quality, weather and atmospheric modelling. NCAS employs over 130 members of staff across 19 organisations, and is headquartered at the University of Leeds.
The NCAS is organised into the following structural units:
- The Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM)
- The Universities' Facilities for Atmospheric Measurement (UFAM)
- The British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC)
- Computational Modelling Services (CMS)
- National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), a US research centre
- "History of NCAS". ncas.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- "About NCAS". ncas.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- "NERC - Research centres". nerc.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- Woolley, Alan. "First Atmospheric Science Showcase reflects on science’s changing view of our world". faam.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- Shukman, David. "Effort set to track air pollution". BBC News. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- "Contact NCAS". ncas.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
- "NCASatLeeds: Earth and Environment". see.leeds.ac.uk. Retrieved 27 April 2016.