Monsoon Project: India and UK scientists collaborate


BRITISH and Indian scientists have collaborated as part of an ambitious £8 million joint project to gain a greater understanding of the southern Asian monsoon and its effects on the world’s climate.One such initiative called Incompass, part of a large-scale observational campaign, saw UK and Indian scientists use a state-of-the-art research aircraft in the past two months to take atmospheric measurements of the summer monsoon. Dr Andrew Turner, from the University of Reading, led the Incompass project in May and June in India. He spoke to Eastern Eye about the work his team did with their Indian counterparts. “In Incompass,…

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