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Centre for Atmospheric Science

Supervisor: Professor Alexander T. Archibald and Dr Paul Griffiths (Department of Chemistry) 

I am a PhD student in the Chemistry department working on Earth system models and how they could be used to study atmospheric chemical composition. Carbon dioxide and methane changes are driving the increase in surface temperatures we are experiencing. Emissions of sulfur dioxide offset some of this warming through the formation of aerosols, which modify the properties of clouds. However, the processes sulfur dioxide and aerosols undergo in the atmosphere are very complex and to understand them we need to combine observations with state-of-the-art Earth system models. My project aims to improve our understanding of the role of anthropogenic emission changes on the oxidation, burden and distribution of sulfur species in the atmosphere and quantify their climate impacts. This work is key to improving our understanding of the Earth system and reducing the uncertainty in the role of anthropogenic aerosols.

Publications

Historical sulfate aerosol formation in earth system model with interactive-chemistry: interplay between emission location, seasonality, meteorology and available oxidants
V Sakulsupich, P Griffiths, A Archibald
(2024)
The role of sulfur oxidation on cloud and aerosol properties in UKESM1 CMIP6 historical experiments
V Sakulsupich, PT Griffiths, AT Archibald
(2023)
Mixing Layer Height Retrievals From MiniMPL Measurements in the Chiang Mai Valley: Implications for Particulate Matter Pollution
R Solanki, R Macatangay, V Sakulsupich, T Sonkaew, PS Mahapatra
– Frontiers in Earth Science
(2019)
7,
308
The crucial role of density functional nonlocality and on-axis CH3NH3 rotation induced I2 formation in hybrid organic-inorganic CH3NH3PbI3 cubic perovskite.
R Klinkla, V Sakulsupich, T Pakornchote, U Pinsook, T Bovornratanaraks
– Scientific Reports
(2018)
8,
13161

Centre Highlights

• January 2024: The CCPG have successfully submitted a proposal for PACESETTERS!

• September 2nd 2023: Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi has co-authored a paper analysing just transition narratives in European coal regions. Read the paper here

• December 13th 2022: The CCPG have co-authored a paper on game-changing innovations towards net-zero, published in Energy Strategy Reviews. Read the open access paper here.

• November 15th 2022: The final conference of PARIS REINFORCE is taking place today in Sorbonne. Read more about the event here

• October 24th 2022: The CCPG have successfully submitted a proposal for the Cambridge-Tsinghua joint research initiative! 

• May 5th 2022: We've submitted to the UNFCCC's Global Stocktake (GST). More information is available on our news page. 

• March 23rd 2022: Multiple CAS academics have published a paper investigating the future role of anthropogenic methane emissions. Read the open access paper here.

• Feb 18th 2022: Dr Parris and Dr Anger-Kraavi have co-authored a paper that develops a tool to support co-designed transformative change. Read the open access paper here.

• Dec 16th 2021: Dr Parris has co-authored a paper that introduces a tool to support plastic pollution policy. Read the open access paper here.

• Nov 22nd 2021: Dr Anger-Kraavi has co-authored a paper with Paris Reinforce. Read the open access version here


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