The Mace Head Research Facility

Although the Atmospheric Research Group is based in the
Department of Experimental Physics at NUI, Galway, most
of the experimental research work is carried out at the group's
research facility located at Mace Head, near Carna, Co. Galway on
the west coast of Ireland. This section provides some information
about this unique facility in the following categories:


             
Location of the Mace Head Research Facility

EUSAAR Transnational Access
Within the 6th Framework Programme of the European Commission, EUSAAR (EUropean Supersites for Atmospheric Aerosol Research) offers transnational access to the Mace Head research facility.
 
For the period April 1st 2006 through March 31st 2011, Mace Head is one of eleven research stations providing opportunities to research teams from European member or associated states to obtain access for the study of atmospheric aerosols.
 
Details of how to apply for Transnational Access to Mace Head

Further details on eligibility criteria and how to apply are available on the EUSAAR website.

 
An up-to-date description of the Mace Head research facility infrastructure: (.pdf)