An external view of the Met Office building at night.

Atmospheric processes and parametrization scientists

  • Dr Keith Williams

    Keith is the Head of Atmospheric Processes and Parametrizations and conducts research into process-orientated model evaluation.

  • Dr Paul Barrett

Paul leads research into the representation of clouds and radiation

  • Dr Martin Best

    Martin manages the research undertaken on land surface processes

Ian works on cloudy boundary layers and their representation within the Met Office's Unified Model

Paul works on developing parametrizations of the atmospheric boundary layer.

Frankie is working on developing Unified Physics codes to represent atmospheric moisture in regional and global models.

  • Dr Steve Derbyshire

    Steve leads a research and development team working on flow over topography and related problems.

  • Dr Paul Field

    Paul leads research into cloud microphysical processes.

  • Dr John Hemmings

    John is a software engineer working on the modelling of aerosols and aerosol-cloud interactions.

  • Dr Maggie Hendry

    Maggie works on representing surface processes in weather and climate models with a particular interest in urban areas.

  • Dr Alan Hewitt

    Alan joined the ESMS team as a Scientific Software Engineer

  • Helen Johnson

Helen works on representing snow and lakes within the JULES land surface model.

Anthony works on the parameterization of aerosols in climate models.

  • Dr Adrian Lock

    Adrian leads the research and development of the parametrization of the atmospheric boundary layer.

  • Dr James Manners

    James works on the parametrization of radiative transfer in the atmosphere.

  • Dr Cyril Morcrette

    Cyril leads a team improving the way that clouds and radiation are represented in weather forecasts and climate simulations.

  • Dr Annelize van Niekerk

    Annelize is a visiting scientist and works on the representation of orography and drag in the Met Office Unified Model.

  • Dr Gabriel Rooney

    Gabriel works on aspects of convection in the atmosphere.

  • Dr Heather Rumbold (Ashton)

    Heather works on land surface processes with a particular interest in soil hydrology

  • Dr Peter Sheridan

    Peter works on flows in hilly and mountainous terrain, with a specific focus on fine-scale prediction of wind and temperature, and related hazards.

  • Dr Samantha Smith

Samantha works on flow over mountains, with a particular interest in orographic precipitation.