Dr Peter Jermey

Peter works on regional reanalysis.

Current activities

Peter's work focuses on regional reanalyses. In particular he is part of the project team for the EU-funded  Uncertainties in Ensembles of Reanalysis reanalysis, covering the European domain, and IMDAA, which is a collaboration with NCMRWF, funded by Indian National Monsoon Mission. He was previously part of the EU-funded  EURO4M reanalysis. His work focuses on production, validation of results and precipitation products.

Career background

Peter has worked in Data Assimilation and Ensembles at the Met Office since 2008 after graduating with a PhD in mathematical modelling of magnetic recording from the University of Plymouth. From 2010 to 2012 he was a member of the Ensemble Data Assimilation team where he focused on developing ensemble data assimilation for use operationally. Before 2010 he was a member of the Global Data Assimilation team where his research concentrated on developing an outer loop for 4DVAR.

Last updated: 4 March 2015


Peter performs validation of regional reanalysis.

Peter performs validation of the regional reanalysis.

Areas of expertise:

  • Regional Reanalysis.
  • Ensemble data assimilation.
  • Development of data
    assimilation methods.
  • Outer loop assimilation in 4DVAR.