An external view of the Met Office building at night.

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 aerosol 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.

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