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Monthly to decadal prediction scientists

  • Prof. Adam Scaife

    Adam leads our work on Monthly to Decadal Prediction while carrying out personal research on mechanisms, computer modelling  and predictability of climate.

  • Dr Philip Bett

    Philip researches the impacts of climate variability and climate change.

  • Dr Ruth Comer

    Ruth works on the development of new seasonal forecast products.

  • Dr Nick Dunstone

    Nick works on understanding dynamical climate variability over monthly to decadal climate prediction timescales.

  • Dr Rosemary Eade

    Rosemary works on monthly to decadal climate prediction with an emphasis on predictability and modes of variability.

  • Dr David Fereday

    David works on developing and improving the seasonal forecast model.

  • Dr Steven Hardiman

    Steven works on climate dynamics.

  • Dr Leon Hermanson

    Leon works on understanding predictability from seasonal to decadal time scales.

  • Sarah Ineson

    Sarah is a climate scientist working on El Niño Southern Oscillation.

  • Dr Gillian Kay

    Gillian works on understanding the likelihood and dynamics of extreme climate events in the current climate.

  • Chris Kent

    Chris works in the Monthly-to-Decadal Variability and Predictability group and undertakes scientific research in the field of global climate dynamics, climate predictions and services.

  • Dr Jamie Kettleborough

    Jamie leads the development and implementation of the Met Office Monthly to Seasonal forecast system.

  • Jeff Knight

    Jeff works on developing understanding and modelling of the key physical mechanisms in monthly to decadal prediction.

  • Dr Julia Lockwood

    Julia researches predictability and variability on monthly to decadal timescales, specialising in extra-tropical cyclones over Europe.

  • Dr Anna Maidens

    Anna works on analysing and calibrating the output from the dynamical forecasting model for seasonal timescales.

  • Melissa Seabrook

Melissa works on monthly to decadal climate prediction.

  • Dr Doug Smith

    Doug leads the decadal climate prediction research and development at the Met Office Hadley Centre.

  • Dr. Nicky Stringer

    Nicky researches the impacts of climate variability and change, particularly hydrological impacts and droughts.

  • Dr Hazel Thornton

    Hazel manages the Monthly to Decadal Prediction and Impacts team. Her research aims to improve understanding of near-term climate predictability and its usefulness for society.