Atmosphere

World class research, contributing to our understanding of greenhouse gases, ozone depletion, and urban air pollution.

Atmosphere

World class research, contributing to our understanding of greenhouse gases, ozone depletion, and urban air pollution.

NIWA’s work includes research and consultancy on the physical and chemical processes affecting the atmosphere and climate, including global effects, stratospheric research, air quality and interactions with the surface and oceans.

A bird's-eye view of our carbon balance

Dr Sara Mikaloff-Fletcher is looking to turn the internationally accepted science of monitoring greenhouse gas emissions upside down – and the rest of the world is watching closely.

Climate Matters - shaping our climate solutions

NIWA is bringing together decision makers and influencers from across New Zealand this month to shape the science we need to respond to our changing climate.

Students, scientists, citizens study Arrowtown’s ailing air

Arrowtown may be known for its picturesque autumn scenery, but in winter this tiny Central Otago town has a problem.

The Baring Head Clean Air Monitoring Station

The Baring Head station, which overlooks Cook Strait, has been operating since 1972 and the data collected there makes significant contributions to our global understanding of greenhouse gases