Atmospheric dispersion and air quality scientists

Matt leads the Atmospheric Dispersion and Air Quality Team, which investigates the transport, dispersion and chemistry of substances released into the atmosphere.

  • Paul Agnew

    Paul manages the Air Quality and Composition team which is responsible for developing the AQUM model and delivering the operational air quality forecast.

  • Dr Frances Beckett

    Frances models the transport of volcanic ash using the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME).

  • Dr Vivien Bright

    Vivien is a scientist working in air quality and composition utilising the Met Office’s regional air quality modelling system for the UK and European domains.

  • Dr Benjamin Devenish

    Benjamin undertakes research on turbulence and dispersion (particularly in the atmospheric boundary layer), buoyant plumes, and the dispersion of volcanic ash and cloud formation.

  • Dr Benjamin Drummond

    Ben works on the development and application of numerical atmosphere models to gain a better understanding of atmospheric composition with a focus on air quality.

  • Benjamin Evans

    Benjamin works on the development and validation of the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME).

  • Lois Huggett

    Lois helps to maintain and improve the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME).

  • Dr Andrew Jones

    Andrew conducts research in atmospheric dispersion, including development of the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME).

  • Dr Nina Kristiansen

Nina works with modelling the dispersion of volcanic eruption clouds using the Met Office's atmospheric dispersion model NAME.

  • Dr Susan Leadbetter

    Susan works on the application of dispersion modelling to emergency response situations.

  • Dr Florent Malavelle

    Florent Malavelle is a senior scientist in the Air Quality and Composition team and is contributing to the development of the Met Office models used to create the air quality forecast.

  • Sarah Millington

    Sarah leads the Radiological and Biological team in the Atmospheric Dispersion and Air Quality group.

  • Lucy Neal

    Lucy develops and uses the AQUM model for forecasting regional air quality.

  • Noel Nelson

Noel manages the Air Quality Impacts team, a mix of air quality scientists and software engineers. The team is responsible for delivering components of the Strategic Priority Funded Clean Air Programme to improve air quality.

  • Vibha Selvaratnam

    Vibha works on the development and validation of the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME).

  • Nicola Stebbing

    Nicola works on utilising the Met Office’s Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME) for emergency response situations.

  • Dr David Thomson

David is a Met Office Science Fellow for atmospheric dispersion and developer of the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME) .

  • Dr Helen Webster

    Helen works on the development, validation and use of the Met Office's Numerical Atmospheric-dispersion Modelling Environment (NAME).

  • Dr Claire Witham

    Claire manages the Volcanic and Chemical Atmospheric Dispersion team, which investigates the transport, dispersion and chemistry of substances released into the atmosphere.