Alan Hewitt

Current Activities

Alan is carrying out development work aimed at improving the representation of aerosols in weather forecast and climate models.
Current work focuses on including GLOMAP-mode climatology aerosols in NWP runs, porting GLOMAP-mode aersol functionality to LFRic and optimising existing GLOMAP-mode aerosol code.

Career Background

Alan joined the Met Office in 2011 after completing a PhD at the University of Leicester "Investigating land-air carbon fluxes using a Lagrangian model and satellite retrieved carbon dioxide".

Alan has previously worked on the merging of radar rainfall and gauge rainfall products.