Story first published April 2015.

Prof. Jenny McElwain simulates climate conditions going back 500 million years or going forward to what we predict into the 21st century.

The Programme for Experimental Atmospheres and Climate facility (Péac), offers researchers the opportunity to see how subtle changes in the atmosphere can affect living organisms. The large chambers allow tight control over important factors such as light, temperature, humidity and the levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide gases.

A tour of these fascinating laboratories will follow the talk.

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