SCENARIO NERC DTP

Subset of PhD Projects intersecting with the theme:


Atmospheric dynamics and natural hazards


SC2019-01 Detail A novel approach to modelling small-scale cloud variability in the atmosphere
Lead supervisor: Matthew Turner, University of Surrey.
This project has co-supervision at the University of Reading.

SC2019-06 Detail A new approach to navigating uncertainty in climate-related hydrologic risk
Lead supervisor: Ted Shepherd, University of Reading.
This project has CASE sponsorship with Anglian Water.

SC2019-07 Detail The feeder stream: investigating the mechansims causing extreme precipitation in cyclones
Lead supervisor: Helen Dacre, University of Reading.
This project partners with the Met Office.

SC2019-09 Detail Electric dust storms: environmental challenges and impacts
Lead supervisor: Giles Harrison, University of Reading.
This project has support from the UAE Rain Enhancement Programme.

SC2019-10 Detail Bias correction in Data Assimilation
Lead supervisor: Alison Fowler, University of Reading and NCEO.
This project partners with the Met Office.

SC2019-12 Detail Understanding forecast value in complex decision-making systems
Lead supervisor: David Brayshaw, University of Reading.
This project has CASE sponsorship with BT Research.

SC2019-14 Detail Improving our understanding of ice cloud microphysics using new aircraft and multi-wavelength radar measurements
Lead supervisor: Chris Westbrook, University of Reading.
This project partners with NCEO.

SC2019-15 Detail The role of post-tropical cyclones for European extreme weather
Lead supervisor: Reinhard Schiemann, University of Reading and NCAS.

SC2019-16 Detail Trapped lee waves as a source of low-level drag on the atmosphere
Lead supervisor: Miguel Teixeira, University of Reading.
This project partners with the Met Office.

SC2019-17 Detail Enhancing forecasting flood inundation mapping through data assimilation
Lead supervisor: Sarah Dance, University of Reading.
This project has CASE sponsorship with JBA.

SC2019-18 Detail Data synthesis and integration for improved climate impact assessment, modelling and policy
Lead supervisor: Rosalind Cornforth, University of Reading.
This project CASE sponsorship with Evidence for Development.

SC2019-24 Detail Evaluating and improving high-resolution high-impact weather numerical weather forecasts
Lead supervisor: Bob Plant, University of Reading.
This project partners with the Met Office and South African Weather Service.

SC2019-25 Detail Pan-African Heatwave Health Hazard Forecasting
Lead supervisor: Hannah Cloke, University of Reading.
This project has CASE sponsorship with the ECMWF.

SC2019-26 Detail Flow processes and turbulent exchange in urban canopies
Lead supervisor: Janet Barlow, University of Reading.
This project has CASE sponsorship with the Met Office.

SC2019-27 Detail Quantifying the flow and nutrient dynamic changes for a major flood relief scheme in the lower River Thames to better manage water quality and aquatic ecology
Lead supervisor: Mike Bowes, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
This project has CASE sponsorship with Black and Veatch.

SC2019-29 Detail Improving river flood forecasts using machine learning and water observations from river camera images
Lead supervisor: Varun Kumar Ojha, University of Reading.
This project partners with Farsun Digital Ltd.

SC2019-31 Detail The effect of multi-scale roughness on the structure of atmospheric turbulence
Lead supervisor: Marco Placidi, University of Surrey.
This project has co-supervision with the University of Reading.

SC2019-34 Detail Exploiting the UK and Global COSMOS Soil Moisture Sensor Network to Provide Space Weather Alerts for Aviation and Critical Infrastructure
Lead supervisor: Keith Ryden, University of Surrey.
This project partners with Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the Met Office.


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