Observation Based Research scientists

  • Clare Lee

    Clare is in charge of observational research for improving the representation of physical processes in weather forecasting and climate prediction models.

  • Steven Abel

    Steven works on observational and numerical modelling studies of clouds, using measurements from the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft.

  • Dr Anthony J. Baran

    Anthony studies how electromagnetic radiation interacts with particulates suspended in the Earth's atmosphere with an emphasis on ice crystal clouds or cirrus.

  • Paul Barrett

    Paul uses cloud observations from the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft to study microphysical processes and their representation in the Unified Model.

  • Philip R.A. Brown

    Phil manages the Cloud Physics research group, using the FAAM BAe146 aircraft to study cloud microphysical and dynamical processes.

  • Bernard Claxton

    Bernard improves the Met Office's NWP capability through the gathering and analysis of boundary-layer meteorological observations.

  • Richard Cotton

    Richard studies cloud microphysics focusing on ice nucleation and ice-phase evolution, using data obtained from the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft.

  • R. Chawn Harlow

    Chawn manages the Atmospheric Radiation Research Group which uses data from the FAAM BAe146 aircraft for various radiative transfer and remote sensing applications.

  • Stephan Havemann

    Stephan works on the development of new methods for fast radiative transfer and is also involved in the development of fast variational retrieval codes.

  • Amanda Kerr-Munslow

    Amanda uses surface and balloon-borne instruments to observe and study cloud and radiation processes, so as to improve their representation in atmospheric models.

  • Dave Kindred

    Dave supports airborne atmospheric research by providing guidance to optimise the use of the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft.

  • Rob King

    As a design and engineering scientist, Rob designs and maintains aircraft instruments, specialising in microwave radiometers.

  • Justin Langridge

    Justin uses measurements of aerosol optical, chemical and microphysical properties to improve the representation of aerosol processes in atmospheric models.

  • Franco Marenco

    Franco supports the aerosol lidar mounted on the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft, with expertise in the processing and interpretion of data.

  • Simon Osborne

    Simon uses ground-based instruments to observe and better understand aerosol, cloud and radiation processes, so as to improve NWP forecast models.

  • Debbie O'Sullivan

    Debbie uses data from the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft to study aerosol interactions with radiation and chemistry and to characterise instrument performance.

  • Jeremy Price

    Jeremy manages the Met Office boundary layer observational research programme in support of developing better Met Office weather services.

  • Jean-Claude Thelen

    Jean-Claude studies the retrieval of surface properties from hyperspectral air- and space-borne radiance measurements.

  • Dave Tiddeman

    Dave supports airborne atmospheric research by providing programming skills and IT knowledge to optimise the use of the FAAM BAe146 aircraft and its data.

  • Kate Szpek

    Kate uses observations from the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft to study aerosols and their interaction with radiation, clouds and chemistry.

  • Andy Wilson

    Andy works on the design, manufacture, maintenance and operation of the Met Office instrumentation aboard the FAAM BAe146 research aircraft.

Last updated: 15 May 2014