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Dr Matthew Rigby

Dr Matthew Rigby

Dr Matthew Rigby
MSci(Cantab.), PhD(Lond.)

Reader in Atmospheric Chemistry

Area of research

Understanding trends in atmospheric greenhouse gases

Office N515
School of Chemistry,
Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS
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+44 (0) 117 928 7655


My work focuses on developing methods for determining sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and ozone depleting substances. I carry out this work in collaboration with researchers around the world through the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE), a global monitoring network that measures over 40 trace gases at high frequency and precision. I use models of atmospheric chemistry and transport to determine emissions and sinks of atmospheric gases using the AGAGE measurements. I am the PI of the NERC higlight topic "Detection and Attribution of Regional Emissions in the UK (DARE-UK)" and the NERC Digital Environment project "Hub for Greenhouse Gas data Science (HUGS)". I am a co-of the NERC highlight topic MOYA, investigating the global methane budget, and co-I of the London GHG project. I am a lead author of the 2018 World Meteorological Organisation Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion.




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