SCENARIO NERC DTP

Subset of PhD Projects intersecting with the theme:


Climate change and palaeoclimates


SC2018-C02 Detail Video Understanding the impact of Anthropogenic aerosol emissions on north atlantic mulidecadal variability
Lead supervisor: Jon Robson, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from the Met Office and is already funded by the NERC Industrial CASE scheme.

SC2018-01 Detail Deciphering the effect of drag processes on the North Atlantic storm track
Lead supervisor: Maarten Ambaum, University of Reading.
This project has placement opportunities with the ECMWF.

SC2018-04 Detail Video Strengthening Arctic sea ice - ocean feedbacks: heat from below
Lead supervisor: Daniel Feltham, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from the National Oceanographic Centre.

SC2018-09 Detail A storyline approach to explaining changes in precipitation seasonality in the Mediterranean during the Holocene
Lead supervisor: Sandy Harrison, University of Reading.

SC2018-10 Detail Video Interactions between radiation and convective organisation
Lead supervisor: Chris Holloway, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision from the Met Office.

SC2018-12 Detail Video The implications of climate and land cover change for river water quality: model development and scenario assessment
Lead supervisor: Andrew Wade, University of Reading.
This project will be sponsored jointly with the James Hutton Institute.

SC2018-14 Detail Improving projections of monsoon rainfall using palaeodata
Lead supervisor: Ed Hawkins, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from the WWF.

SC2018-18 Detail Video Measuring resilience and vulnerability to climate change induced shocks in developing economies
Lead supervisor: Ros Cornforth, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from Evidence for Development.

SC2018-19 Detail Weather and climate risk in future energy systems
Lead supervisor: David Brayshaw, University of Reading.

SC2018-20 Detail Video The control of cloud and moisture on extratropical cyclone evolution
Lead supervisor: Suzanne Gray, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision and placement opportunities from the ECMWF.

SC2018-22 Detail Video A new approach to navigating uncertainty in climate related hydrologic risk
Lead supervisor: Ted Shepherd, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

SC2018-23 Detail Video Using aviation meteorology to improve aircraft safety
Lead supervisor: Paul Williams, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from the Civil Aviation Authority.

SC2018-24 Detail Video A global perspective on the urban heat island effect
Lead supervisor: Sue Grimmond, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision and placement opportunities from the ECMWF.

SC2018-29 Detail How predictable are Arctic cyclones?
Lead supervisor: Len Shaffrey, University of Reading.
This project has possible CASE funding from BMT-Argoss.

SC2018-33 Detail Video Quantifying responses to abrupt climate change in the Andes, South America: Empirical data and model synergies
Lead supervisor: Stuart Black, University of Reading.

SC2018-37 Detail A novel approach to modeling small scale cloud variability in the atmosphere
Lead supervisor: Matthew Turner, University of Surrey.

SC2018-38 Detail Video How can the stratosphere help us predict the weather several weeks ahead?
Lead supervisor: Andrew Charlton-Perez, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision and placement opportunities from the University of Oklahoma.


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