Satellite Applications scientists
- Dr Chiara Piccolo
Chiara leads Satellite Applications, working on the estimation of model errors using data assimilation techniques, and as manager of the NWP Satellite Applications Facility.
- Dr Maria Athanassiadou
Maria works on SO2 retrievals from infrared satellite data.
- Nigel Atkinson
Nigel is responsible for pre-processing of satellite sounder data in the Met Office and the development of pre-processing software.
- Thomas Blackmore
Thomas is a scientist at the Met Office whose research is aimed at improving satellite data processing and interpretation capabilities and satellite products.
Neill is a scientist working on the use of GNSS radio-occultation observations in weather forecasting.
- Dr James Cameron
James works on the assimilation of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder data and is the SatRad Manager.
- Dr Michael Cooke
Mike's research is aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- James Cotton
James is a research scientist working on scatterometer winds and Atmospheric Motion Vectors.
- Dr Ian Culverwell
Ian works on the use of Radio Occultation data in Numerical Weather Prediction and Climate Research.
- Dr John Eyre
John leads research and development to improve exploitation of satellite data in numerical weather prediction and other applications in weather and climate.
- Dr Mary Forsythe
Mary's role is to lead and manage the Satellite Winds and Active Sensing Group.
- Dr Peter Francis
Pete carries out research aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- Gemma Halloran (nee Bennitt)
Gemma is a research scientist working on the use of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) Water Vapour and space-based Doppler Wind Lidar observations in NWP (Numerical Weather Prediction).
- James Hocking
James works on the development of fast radiative transfer models.
- Dr Simon J. Keogh
Simon's role is to lead and manage the Satellite Data Products and Systems Group.
- Dr Franco Marenco
Franco leads the Satellite Imagery Applications Group.
- Dr Stuart Newman
Stuart is researching improvements to the way satellite observations from space are used in the Met Office's daily weather forecasts.
- Dr Yaswant Pradhan
Yaswant's research is aimed at improving satellite image data processing, interpretation and assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- Dr Samantha Pullen
Samantha's work is aimed at assimilating information about the land surface, derived from satellites, into the Met Office's Numerical Weather Prediction system.
- Dr David Rundle
David works on improving the performance and functionality of the fast radiative transfer model, RTTOV.
Roger manages and carries out research to develop our use of satellite data for assimilation into NWP models and satellite imagery for forecasting, and promoting the use of satellites for climate monitoring.
- Dr Ruth Taylor
Ruth works on improving satellite image data assimilation capabilities at the Met Office.
- Dr Christoforos Tsamalis
Christoforos aims to improve the use of satellite data in weather, climate and air quality monitoring.
Emma works on the development of radiative transfer codes to simulate satellite observations.