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 the development of fast radiative transfer models.

  • 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.

  • 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 the estimation of model errors using data assimilation techniques and as manager of the NWP Satellite Applications Facility.

  • 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