Catrina Johnson

Catrina costs, schedules and delivers external customer past weather reports using observations and forecast model data.

Areas of expertise

Catrina's areas of expertise include:

  • Costing and scheduling work
  • UK climate
  • Data analysis
  • Agricultural meteorology

Current activities

  • Managing the workload of eight scientific and data consultants.
  • Preparing proposals including resource estimates and delivery schedules.
  • Strategic planning of skills, resources and tools needed to meet customer requirements.
  • Financial budget and forecast input to meet corporate needs.
  • Reviewing reports written by staff prior to dispatching to customers.
  • Leading the delivery of products to the mining sector.
  • Managing improvements to observational data extraction systems.

Career background

  • Development and delivery of the Met Office soil moisture and evaporation service - MORECS.
  • Short range dispersion modelling in connection with odour from agricultural processes.
  • Development of crop pest and disease weather models.
  • Development of autumn leaf fall model.
  • Long range dispersion modelling.

 External recognition

  • Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Last updated: 4 April 2014