Dominick Spracklen


Humans are altering the composition of the atmosphere and transforming ecosystems with impacts on climate and the Earth System. Our research aims to understand interactions between the biosphere, atmosphere and climate and the ways that these are being altered by human activity.

Recent work

Climate impact of biogenic SOA

Scott et el., Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 447-470, 2014

Biogenic secondary organic aerosol (SOA) has a radiative effect that is similar in magnitude to that of anthropogenic aerosol or other natural aerosol sources.


April 2014 Saharan dust not the dominant factor in the current UK "smog" episode. Read the Press Release here.

February 2014 Our workshop on the environmental impacts of residential biomass combustion was covered by the Yorkshire Post.

January 2014 I was on BBC Breakfast (for 30 seconds) to talk about the impacts of particulate matter on human health.

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