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Dr Anne McCabe

Anne works on improving the representation of model error in the Met Office ensemble prediction systems.

Areas of Expertise

  • Stochastic physics
  • Ensemble prediction

Current Activities

Anne works as a scientist in the ensemble forecasting group, undertaking research into ways of representing uncertainties in the forecast resulting from model errors.  Anne's current focus is on developing stochastic physics schemes for the Met Office convection resolving ensemble prediction system for the UK, MOGREPS-UK.

Career Background

Anne joined the Met Office in 2003 after graduating from the University of Bristol with a PhD in applied mathematics.  She originally worked in the Boundary Layer Group of Atmospheric Processes and Parametrizations, focusing on the stable boundary layer.  Anne left the office in 2006 to care for her young family and returned in 2012 to her current role in the ensemble forecasting group.

Anne originally studied at the University of Edinburgh where she gained a BSc in mathematics and an MSc in nonlinear modelling.

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