The NERC MST Radar Facility at Aberystwyth

Public engagement publications

All links are for external websites.
  1. Atmospheric Science
    • Published through the CEDA Document Repository, December 2015.
    • An educational poster, together with brief explanatory notes, illustrating some of the many ways in which atmospheric conditions can vary. The images were taken by the Sky Camera at the NERC MST Radar Facility at Aberystwyth (UK).

  2. "Invasive signal crayfish, shags, night-shining clouds"
    • NERC Planet Earth Online podcast, March 2012
    • This features an interview with Dr David Hooper on the related subjects of Noctilucent Clouds and (MST radar) Mesosphere Summer Echoes. The relevant section starts 15 minutes 25 seconds into the broadcast.

  3. "Material World"
    • BBC Radio 4 broadcast, 6th October 2011
    • This features interviews with Dr David Hooper and John Rowlands on the related subjects of Noctilucent Clouds and (MST radar) Mesosphere Summer Echoes. John Rowlands was a finalist in Material World's 2010 "So you want to be a scientist?" competition. The relevant section starts just after 22 minutes into the broadcast.

  4. "NERC radar data helps test better aircraft landing procedures"
    • NERC Science Impacts Database, April 2011 (no longer available)
    • This highlights a refereed article, which made use of MST radar data (amongst others) in order to design advanced airport approach procedures for aircraft.

  5. "Better landing procedures slash jet noise and pollution"
    • NERC Planet Earth Online news article, September 2010.
    • This highlights a refereed article, which made use of MST radar data (amongst others) in order to design advanced airport approach procedures for aircraft.

  6. "Geoengineering, wind and sea squirts"
    • NERC Planet Earth Online podcast, February 2010
    • This features an interview with Prof Geraint Vaughan and Dr David Hooper at the MST Radar site. The interview starts approximately 30 s into the podcast and lasts for approximately 8 minutes.

  7. The Weather, Winds
    • BBC4 television documentary, April 2009
    • This features an interview with Prof Geriant Vaughan filmed at the MST Radar site.

  8. "Portrait of the atmosphere as a bucket"
    • NERC Planet Earth article, Autumn 2003 (no longer available)
    • A short article, written by Dr David Hooper, on the subject of atmospheric gravity waves.