Patrick Irwin

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics,
Oxford University

Contact Details

Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics,
Parks Road,
Oxford OX1 3PU
Tel: +44 (0)1865 272933 (Enquiries)
Tel: +44 (0)1865 272083 (Direct line)

St Anne's College,
Oxford OX2 6HS
Tel: +44 (0)1865 274800 (Lodge)
Tel: +44 (0)1865 274879 (Direct line)

Who am I?

I'm a University Lecturer in the sub-department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics, working on remote sensing of planetary atmospheres. I am or have been a co-investigator on the following space instruments: Cassini/CIRS, Venus Express/VIRTIS, Rosetta/VIRTIS and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter/MCS. In addition to spacecraft observations, I'm also involved with ground-based observations of the giant planets and have taken a particular interest in monitoring the changes in Uranus' cloud structure during and after its northern spring equinox in December 2007. More recently, I have become involved in modelling the atmospheric spectra of exoplanets and am also studying the atmosphere of Neptune.

When I'm not researching, I am a physics tutor at St Anne's College, Oxford.


Research Research projects
Publications List of my publications
Radtrans/Nemesis Correlated-k Radiative Transfer and Retrieval Model
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous

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