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Dr Bjoern Hendrik Fock

Bjoern collaborates with our international partners on developing and deploying the Unified Model.

Areas of expertise

  • Atmospheric modelling
  • Sea ice modelling
  • Large eddy simulation
  • Boundary layer meteorology
  • Urban climate

Current activities

Bjoern is part of the Unified Model Partnership team within Science Partnerships scientists. He collaborates with our international UM Partners on developing and deploying the Unified Model and its supporting software and data. His current focus is on model applications for NWP and limited area models. Besides his role in external collaboration he contributes to research and development within our science team.

Career background

Bjoern joined the Met Office in December 2014. Previously he worked at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability on developing a coupled atmosphere / sea-ice / ocean model as regional forecasting component for an Arctic ship routing system. He studied meteorology at the University of Hamburg and the University of Oklahoma. He wrote his PhD thesis about large eddy simulation and urban climate at the University of Hamburg.

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