An external view of the Met Office building at night.

Dr Maggie Hendry

Area of expertise

  • Urban modelling

Current activities

Maggie is currently working on the land surface representation, in particular urban areas, within the Unified Model using Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES) and  MORUSES. The latter model was developed in collaboration with the University of Reading, where it was used in the LUCID project.

Maggie has also been involved with the International Urban Energy Balance Models Comparison Project, led by Sue Grimmond at King's College London with three Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES)-based urban models including MORUSES.

Career background

Maggie joined Atmospheric Processes and Parametrizations in January 2010, but prior to this she was a member of the Land Surface group within Earth System Science since joining the Met Office in 2008. Maggie has a PhD in Astronomy from the University of Cambridge and an MPhys in Astrophysics from the University of Edinburgh.