Observations research and development scientists
Our observations research and development scientists
- Dr Joelle Buxmann
Joelle specialises in remote sensing of aerosols and trace gases including water vapour and ozone.
- Dr Zhihong Li
Zhihong works on data assimilation methods for 1.5 km resolution NWP-based nowcasting systems.
- Dr Fiona Carse
Fiona works as a marine observations specialist, improving the Met Office's access to oceanographic and meteorological measurements from new and existing observing networks.
- Matthew Clark
Matt has worked as an observations scientist since 2005, working in the field of surface sensor research and development.
- Dr Dave Jones
Dave leads the Applied Weather Science group.
- Dawn Harrison
Dawn works on the development and improvement of weather radar products with a particular interest in precipitation estimation.
- Dr Sharon Jewell
Sharon joined the Met Office in 2012 and works as a radar scientist in the radar products team.
- Dr Jonathan Jones
Dr Jonathan Jones is head of Global Navigation Satellite System meteorology research and development work for the Met Office.
- Malcolm Kitchen
Observations R&D brings technical change into Operational Observations Networks. Malcolm manages the five teams involved in this strategic area.
- Darren Lyth
Darren works on evaluating next-generation surface sensors, with a current emphasis on Present Weather sensors.
- David Moore
David Moore works with instrument evaluation, development and suitability for deployment in the surface network. He is responsible for ozone measurements and support for ozonesonde launches at Lerwick.
- Mike Molyneux
Mike leads the research and development of Automatic Weather Stations and operational in-situ instruments at the Met Office.
- Caroline Sandford
Caroline is a radar research scientist working on the use of processed radar data for quantitative precipitation estimation.
Helen is the Met Office lead for Observations R&D