Satellite Applications scientists

  • 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.

  • Maria Athanassiadou

    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.

  • James Cameron

    James works on the assimilation of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder data and is the SatRad Manager

  • 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.

  • John Eyre

    John leads research and development to improve exploitation of satellite data in numerical weather prediction and other applications in weather and climate.

  • Mary Forsythe

    Mary works on satellite-derived atmospheric motion vectors, aiming to improve their impact in forecast models.

  • Peter Francis

    Pete manages and 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 cloud detection algorithms applied to satellite imagery.

  • Simon J Keogh

    Simon's role is to lead and manage the Satellite Data Products and Systems Group.

  • Katie Lean

    Katie's research is aimed at improving the use of microwave satellite data for Numerical Weather Prediction applications.

  • Sarah Millington

    Sarah's research aims to deliver accurate satellite-derived sea surface temperature measurements to climate research scientists.

  • Stuart Newman

    Stuart is researching improvements to the way satellite observations from space are used in the Met Office's daily weather forecasts.

  • Chiara Piccolo

    Chiara works on improving the estimation of the climatological background error covariance using different types of training datasets such as Met Office Global and Regional Ensemble System, ensembles of analyses and analysis increments.

  • Yaswant Pradhan

    Yaswant's research is aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.

  • 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.

  • David Rundle

    David works on improving the performance and functionality of the fast radiative transfer model, RTTOV.

  • Fiona Smith

    Fiona's research is aimed at improving Met Office analyses through improved use of satellite sounding data.

  • Laura Stewart

    Laura's research focuses on the exploitation of satellite sounding data in convective scale weather forecasting.

  • Ruth Taylor

    Ruth works on improving satellite image data assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.

  • 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.

Last updated: 25 June 2014