An external view of the Met Office building at night.

Atmospheric processes and parametrization scientists

  • Dr Keith Williams

    Keith is the Head of Atmospheric Processes and Parametrizations and conducts research into process-orientated model evaluation.

  • Dr Paul Barrett

Paul leads research into the representation of clouds and radiation

  • Dr Martin Best

    Martin manages the research undertaken on land surface processes

Ian works on cloudy boundary layers and their representation within the Met Office's Unified Model

  • Dr Steve Derbyshire

    Steve leads a research and development team working on flow over topography and related problems.

  • Dr Paul Field

    Paul leads research into cloud microphysical processes.

  • Dr John Hemmings

    John is a software engineer working on the modelling of aerosols and aerosol-cloud interactions.

  • Dr Maggie Hendry

    Maggie works on representing surface processes in weather and climate models with a particular interest in urban areas.

  • Dr Alan Hewitt

    Alan joined the ESMS team as a Scientific Software Engineer

  • Helen Johnson

Helen works on representing snow and lakes within the JULES land surface model.

Anthony works on the parameterization of aerosols in climate models.

  • Dr Adrian Lock

    Adrian leads the research and development of the parametrization of the atmospheric boundary layer.

  • Dr James Manners

    James works on the parametrization of radiative transfer in the atmosphere.

  • Dr Cyril Morcrette

    Cyril leads a team improving the way that clouds and radiation are represented in weather forecasts and climate simulations.

  • Dr Annelize van Niekerk

    Annelize is a visiting scientist and works on the representation of orography and drag in the Met Office Unified Model.

  • Dr Gabriel Rooney

    Gabriel works on aspects of convection in the atmosphere.

  • Dr Heather Rumbold (Ashton)

    Heather works on land surface processes with a particular interest in soil hydrology

  • Dr Peter Sheridan

    Peter works on flows in hilly and mountainous terrain, with a specific focus on fine-scale prediction of wind and temperature, and related hazards.

  • Dr Samantha Smith

Samantha works on flow over mountains, with a particular interest in orographic precipitation.

  • Dr Alison Stirling

    Alison leads research into convection representation in weather and climate models.

  • Dr Rachel Stratton

    Rachel works on atmospheric convection and clouds.

  • Dr Kwinten Van Weverberg

    Kwinten is a visiting scientist at the Met Office working on large-scale cloud parametrizations

  • Dr Michael Whitall

    Michael is a research scientist investigating atmospheric convection.

  • Dr Jonathan Wilkinson

    Jonathan works on cloud microphysics modelling, with the specific interest of improving the microphysics within the forecast and climate models.