Satellite Applications scientists
- Dr Roger Saunders
Roger leads Satellite Applications, developing the use of satellite data for assimilation into NWP models and imagery for forecasting, and promoting the use of satellites for climate monitoring.
- Dr Maria Athanassiadou, FRMetS
Maria works on SO2 retrievals from infrared satellite data
- Nigel Atkinson
Nigel is responsible for pre-processing of satellite sounder data in the Met Office and the development of pre-processing software.
- Thomas Blackmore
Thomas is a scientist at the Met Office whose research is aimed at improving satellite data processing and interpretation capabilities and satellite products.
- Dr James Cameron
James works on the assimilation of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder data and is the SatRad Manager
- Dr Michael Cooke
Mike's research is aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- James Cotton
James is a research scientist working on scatterometer winds and Atmospheric Motion Vectors.
- Dr Ian Culverwell
Ian works on the use of Radio Occultation data in Numerical Weather Prediction and Climate Research.
- Dr John Eyre
John leads research and development to improve exploitation of satellite data in numerical weather prediction and other applications in weather and climate.
- Dr Mary Forsythe
Mary's role is to lead and manage the Satellite Winds and Active Sensing Group.
- Dr Peter Francis
Pete carries out research aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- Gemma Halloran (nee Bennitt)
Gemma is a research scientist working on the use of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Water Vapour and space-based Doppler Wind Lidar observations in NWP (Numerical Weather Prediction).
- James Hocking
James works on the development of fast radiative transfer models.
- Dr Simon J. Keogh
Simon's role is to lead and manage the Satellite Data Products and Systems Group.
- Dr Stuart Newman
Stuart is researching improvements to the way satellite observations from space are used in the Met Office's daily weather forecasts.
- Dr Chiara Piccolo
Chiara works on the estimation of model errors using data assimilation techniques and as manager of the NWP Satellite Applications Facility.
- Dr Yaswant Pradhan
Yaswant's research is aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- Dr Samantha Pullen
Samantha's work is aimed at assimilating information about the land surface, derived from satellites, into the Met Office's Numerical Weather Prediction system.
- Peter Rayer
Peter is developing radiative transfer models at the Met Office for the improvement of satellite data assimilation.
- Dr David Rundle
David works on improving the performance and functionality of the fast radiative transfer model, RTTOV.
- Fiona Smith (née Hilton)
Fiona's research is aimed at improving Met Office analyses through improved use of satellite sounding data.
- Dr Ruth Taylor
Ruth works on improving satellite image data assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- Dr Christoforos Tsamalis
Christoforos aims to improve the use of satellite data in weather, climate and air quality monitoring.
- Peter Weston
Peter's research aims to improve Met Office analyses through improved use of satellite sounding data.