UCAM – The Ultra-Compact Air Quality Mapper

University of Leicester

Pathfinder Project

Air quality continues to be a global challenge, with increasing urbanization and improved understanding of the impact of poor air quality on human health. The Ultra-Compact air quality mapper (UCAM) is a novel instrument concept to measure nitrogen dioxide in the urban environment, thus providing vital information on emission sources and downwind exposure. In this project the University of Leicester with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. will produce an instrument concept and outline design, suitable for a launch opportunity with very constrained volume, mass and cost budgets.

The project lead organisation is the University of Leicester.