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Observations Research and Development scientists
Dr Mariana Adam
Mariana is a scientist working in Observations Research and Development, with particular specialisation in lidars, aerosol optical and microphysical properties.
Graeme works on the development of the Met Office lightning locating network (ATDnet) and on GNSS meteorology
Dr Joelle Buxmann
Joelle specialises in remote sensing of aerosols and trace gases including water vapour and ozone.
Dr Katy Campbell
Katy joined the Met Office in 2011, and works as a scientist testing and developing new surface instruments for our observing sites.
Dr Fiona Carse
Fiona works as a scientist improving surface meteorological measurements from new and existing instruments.
Matt has worked as an observations scientist since 2005, working in the field of surface sensor research and development.
Selena is a radar research scientist. Her work involves developing methods to improve rainfall estimation using radar data.
Dawn works on the development and improvement of weather radar products with a particular interest in precipitation estimation.
Dr Alan Hewitt
Alan works on the development and improvement of the merged gauge-radar rainfall product.
Dr Sharon Jewell
Sharon joined the Met Office in 2012 and works as a radar scientist in the radar products team.
Dr Jonathan Jones
Dr Jonathan Jones is head of Global Navigation Satellite System meteorology research and development work for the Met Office.
Observations R&D brings technical change into Operational Observations Networks. Malcolm manages the five teams involved in this strategic area.
Dr Dirk Klugmann
Dirk is the manager of the Upper Air Sensing Team
Deborah is a scientist working in Observations Research and Development, with particular specialisms in volcanic ash observations and atmospheric pressure measurement.
Darren works on evaluating next-generation surface sensors, with a current emphasis on Present Weather sensors.
David Moore works with instrument evaluation, development and suitability for deployment in the surface network.
Mike leads the research and development of Automatic Weather Stations and operational in-situ instruments at the Met Office.
Katie works with quantitative precipitation estimates (QPE) from radar, developing quality control and characterisation techniques.
Caroline is a radar research scientist working on the use of processed radar data for quantitative precipitation estimation.
Dr Chris Sloan
Chris works on improving surface meteorological measurements by the Met Office
Mark works on the comparison of radar and rain-gauge data.
Last updated: 8 April 2014
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