Our science fellows

  • Alberto Arribas

    Alberto works on improving our understanding of the relevant processes and dynamical forecasting capabilities at seasonal timescales.

  • Mike Bell

    Mike is working on the the dynamics of meridional overturning circulations and ocean heat uptake and the numerics of the NEMO ocean model. He is also Head of Learning and Development within Science.

  • Martin Best

    Martin manages the research undertaken on land surface processes

  • Richard Betts

    Richard leads the climate impacts area, specialising in ecosystem-hydrology-climate interactions but also overseeing work on urban, health, industry and finance.

  • Mike Cullen

    Mike leads a Met Office data assimilation research group and also works on theoretical atmospheric dynamics and nonlinear partial differential equations.

  • John Eyre

    John leads research and development to improve exploitation of satellite data in numerical weather prediction and other applications in weather and climate.

  • Paul Field

    Paul leads research into cloud microphysical processes.

  • Chris Folland

    Chris works part time on seasonal forecasting, seasonal to multidecadal climate variability, and as an advisor to the Met Office Hadley Centre.

  • Brian Golding

    Brian researches to advance our forecasting capabilities of hazardous weather

  • Jonathan Gregory

    Jonathan is a Research Fellow in climate change at the Met Office Hadley Centre.

  • Jim Haywood

    Jim is engaged in measurement and modelling aerosols and their impacts on radiation, clouds, visibility and air-quality.

  • Helene Hewitt

    Helene is a Met Office Science Fellow and leads the Ocean Modelling group.

  • Richard Jones

    Richard is a Science Fellow and manages work on generating and applying regional climate information and modelling systems with a focus on international development.

  • Adrian Lock

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

  • Andrew Lorenc

    Andrew leads some innovative research in Data Assimilation and Ensembles and advises Met Office research projects across a wide area.

  • Matt Martin

    Matt leads the research and development of marine data assimilation systems in the Met Office.

  • John Mitchell

    John Mitchell is Principal Research Fellow at the Met Office

  • James Murphy

    James is developing a strategy for seamless ensemble prediction across a range of time scales.

  • Nick Rayner

    Nick leads the analysis of observations of marine climate. She manages the team developing marine datasets and analyses.

  • Roger Saunders

    Roger leads Satellite Applications, developing the use of satellite data for assimilation into NWP models and imagery for forecasting, and promoting the use of satellites for climate monitoring.

  • Glenn Shutts

    Glenn carries out fundamental research into mesoscale, dynamical processes and currently coordinates effort into the representation of stochasticity.

  • Doug Smith

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