SCENARIO NERC DTP

Subset of PhD Projects intersecting with the theme:


Atmospheric dynamics and natural hazards


SC2018-C01 Detail Video The impact of atmosphere wave ocean coupling on extreme surface wind forecasts
Lead supervisor: Suzanne Gray, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from the Met Office and is already funded by the NERC Industrial CASE scheme.

SC2018-C03 Detail Video Extracting likely scenarios from high resolution ensemble forecasts in real-time
Lead supervisor: John Methven, 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.

SC2018-03 Detail The characteristics of ground based pollutant flux measurement
Lead supervisor: Alan Robins, University of Surrey.
This project has CASE funding from the National Physical Laboratory.

SC2018-05 Detail Turbulent dispersion and thermal flux in the urban canopy
Lead supervisor: Phil Hancock, University of Surrey.

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.

SC2018-11 Detail Understanding monsoon cloud development using Doppler weather radar and high resolution modelling
Lead supervisor: Andrew Turner, University of Reading.

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.

SC2018-23 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 matching funding from EPSRC with co-supervision and placement opportunities from the ECMWF.

SC2018-25 Detail Improving weather forecast skill through innovative use of satellite data
Lead supervisor: Sue Hughes, University of Surrey.
This project has CASE funding from the Met Office.

SC2018-26 Detail Towards a theory for the surface layer of the ocean
Lead supervisor: Miguel Teixeira, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision 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.

SC2018-32 Detail Video Interactions of charged dust with fog and clouds
Lead supervisor: Keri Nicoll, University of Reading.
This project has support from the UAE Rain Enhancement Programme.

SC2018-34 Detail Video New stochastic representations for the uncertainties in operational numerical weather prediction
Lead supervisor: Robert Plant, University of Reading.
This project has co-supervision and placement opportunities from the ECMWF.

SC2018-36 Detail Video The combined health hazard predictability of wildfires and heatwaves
Lead supervisor: Hannah Cloke, University of Reading.
This project has CASE funding from Copernicus-ECMWF.

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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Other fully-funded PhD studentships are also still available at the Department of Meteorology PhD admissions page.