John Kennedy

John monitors global climate and develops data sets for use in climate research.

Areas of expertise:

  • Land-surface temperature records.

  • Sea-surface temperature records;

  • Climate monitoring;

  • Statistical reconstruction of past climate.

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Current activities

John is a senior scientist developing data sets for applications in climate research and climate monitoring. John also monitors global climate putting recent changes into their long term context.

The current focus of John's work is developing bias adjustments between different types of historical sea surface temperature observations and evaluating the associated uncertainties. He is also interested in the techniques used to reconstruct climatological fields from incomplete observations.

Career background

John joined the Met Office in 2003.

Last updated: 4 April 2014