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A new international research study, including climate change experts from the University of Leeds, University of Exeter and the Met Office, reveals that permafrost is more sensitive to the effects of global warming than previously thought. The study, published today in Nature Climate Change
all areas and gusts in excess of 70 mph were very common. Northern England had some of the highest gusts. These included 98 mph at Leeds and 100 mph at St Abb’s Head (Scottish Borders). Heavy, squally showers continued over the whole of the British Isles. The showers were wintry, falling as snow
including air-sea coupled feedbacks improves forecast model performance for tropical cyclones. Grant Award: University of Leeds - Tropical cyclone (TC) Predictions in SEA using Numerical Weather Prediction) (NWP).Evaluation of storm structure and the vorticity aggregation during TC formation
under CSSP Brazil commencing in August 2019: University of Exeter - Ecosystem responses to extremes– field experiments to support model development University of Leeds - Plot based analysis of ecosystem carbon cycling CSSP Brazil research grants awarded – March/ April 2019 Following the publication
to bridge the gap between information developed by scientists and the practical needs of decision-makers in government, industry and society, resulting in useful climate knowledge and applications. Current activities include: Grant award: University of Reading and University of Leeds. Scoping study
joining the Met Office in 2007. Prior to this he worked for eight years in Applied Research at BAE Systems. There Chris worked on a low-cost micromachined silicon gyroscope for automotive and commercial applications. Chris has a PhD entitled 'Dynamic Behaviour Of Short-Stroke Electromagnetic Actuators' from the University of Leeds and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Warwick.
the UK. Ewan was felt more across southern parts of the Republic of Ireland. The storm only had yellow Met Office warnings for wind across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Reports of minor flooding due to wave overtopping and some travel delays at Leeds Bradford airport were seen due
. Career background Anna joined the Met Office Hadley Centre in 2002. She initially worked in defence research and development. She spent 3 years working in convection research as part of the Atmospheric Processes and Parametrization group before moving to the Seasonal Forecasting group in 2007. She did her PhD in theoretical polymer physics at the University of Leeds.
as an underwater battlespace scientist at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. During this time he was responsible for providing operational support to UK fleet submarines. He completed an MSc in Geophysics at the University of Alberta, Canada in 2010 and holds a first class MSci in Geophysics from the University of Leeds.