This section provides educational information for schools, students and teachers relating to atmospheric chemistry.

Inside the Sphere, by Prof. John Sodeau and illustrated by Nicholas McGuire.

A set of science fact and fiction books on the environment for Transition Year Students.

Book 1: The Oz-1 War


Inside the Sphere, by Prof. John Sodeau and illustrated by Nicholas McGuire.

A set of science fact and fiction books on the environment for Transition Year Students.

Book 2: The Meltwater Flood


Atmospheric Chemistry in the Leaving Certificate Chemistry Syllabus.

23rd & 24th June 2015

The Ozone Layer and CFC Substitutes - Prof. John Wenger

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Atmospheric Chemistry in the Leaving Certificate Chemistry Syllabus.

23rd & 24th June 2015

The Greenhouse Effect - Prof. John Sodeau

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The ozonesonde is a lightweight, balloon-borne instrument that is mated to a conventional meteorological radiosonde. As the balloon carrying the instrument package ascends through the atmosphere, the ozonesonde telemeters to a ground receiving station information on ozone and standard meteorological quantities such as pressure, temperature and humidity. The balloon will ascend to altitudes of about 115,000 feet (35 km) before it bursts.

CRAC researchers filmed the following video at Valentia Observatory in April 2015.

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