Scientific Highlights from Research Division
Energy and Environment (ENE)
Surprising data about pollutants in the Northern Hemisphere
The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and the start-up AlphaSYNT are piloting a new approach for storing energy in the form of methane gas.
Researchers have measured and determined the sources of aerosol pollution at 22 locations in Europe.
New technology provides synthetic natural gas for domestic heating
The CLOUD experiment reveals a new mechanism by which atmospheric particles form. The particles rapidly travel the world, globally impacting cloud formation and climate.
Saharan dust storms played havoc with weather predictions. Invertible neural networks to retrieve aerosol properties from light scattering data may help.
An international research team with PSI participation is rushing to preserve glacier ice for posterity.
In order to better understand climate change in the Arctic and design effective mitigation measures, scientists at EPFL and PSI have studied the aerosols in a region spanning from Russia to Canada.