Urban clusters impact on regional Air pollution and climate and generic visualisation software for satellite data applications

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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The Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) originated from the former Institute of Meteorology of Academia Sinica, which was established in February of 1928 and was one of the earliest eight institutes engaged in the research of modern natural sciences in China. IAP mainly engages in exploring the basic laws governing atmospheric motion, physical and chemical processes in the atmosphere, and the interaction between the atmosphere and its surrounding environment. IAP has now a total 328 staffs, of which there are eight academicians of CAS. At present, there are 59 professors, and 99associate professors and senior engineers in IAP.