Division of the Radiation Components of the Climate

headed by Prof. Mikhail V Panchenko


  • Development of scientific grounds, methods, and technical facilities for active and passive remote optical and acoustic sensing of the atmosphere.
  • Thorough investigation of optical and microphysical properties of aerosol.
  • Study of long-term changes in the gas and aerosol composition of air by contact methods using ground-based and airborne platforms.
  • Development of optical and meteorological models of the atmosphere.

Laboratories and groups

  1. Laboratory of Aerosol Optics
  2. Laboratory of Atmosphere Composition Climatology
  3. Laboratory of Atmospheric Radiation
  4. Laboratory for Atmospheric Prediction
  5. Laboratory of Greenhouse Gas Monitoring
  6. Group of Atmospheric Acoustics