Dr Simon Peatman

NCAS-Climate Research Scientist

Research interests:

Tropical meteorology
  • Indian monsoon
  • Intraseasonal variability (BSISO and MJO)
  • Equatorial waves
  • Diurnal cycle
  • Maritime Continent

See the bottom of this page for a list of publications, or for citation information see my Google Scholar profile.

My verified peer review record from Publons is here.

Research projects:

  • March 2016 to February 2019 – Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment (BoBBLE) with Nick Klingaman
  • June 2014 to February 2016 – Fundamental Influences of Large-Scale Wave Dynamics on Tropical Weather Systems with John Methven and Steve Woolnough


  • Autumn 2016 – MT24C (Numerical Methods for Environmental Science) practicals


  • April 2016 – Invited to the Workshop on Intraseasonal Processes and Prediction in the Maritime Continent, Singapore
  • June 2015 – Attended the 1st WCRP Summer School on Climate Model Development (Moist Atmospheric Processes) at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) in Hamburg
  • March 2015 – Contributed two "Peatman diagnostics", introduced in my 2015 paper on the MJO in HiGEM (Figures 6 and 7), to the Met Office for inclusion in the auto-assess system

Other interests:

  • I have presented sessions in courses for school children run by the LASAR project (Learning About Science And Religion) in the Institute of Education

Recent Publications:

Publications for s.peatman@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013
Number of items: 5.


Birch, C. E., Webster, S., Peatman, S. C., Parker, D. J., Matthews, A. J., Li, Y. and Hassim, M. E. (2016) Scale interactions between the MJO and the western maritime continent. Journal of Climate, 29 (7). pp. 2471-2492. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0557.1


Peatman, S., Matthews, A. J. and Stevens, D. P. (2015) Propagation of the Madden–Julian Oscillation and scale interaction with the diurnal cycle in a high-resolution GCM. Climate Dynamics, 45 (9-10). pp. 2901-2918. ISSN 0930-7575 doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2513-5


Peatman, S. C. (2014) The Madden-Julian Oscillation and the diurnal cycle over the Maritime Continent: scale interactions and modelling. PhD thesis, University of East Anglia.

Peatman, S. C., Matthews, A. J. and Stevens, D. P. (2014) Propagation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation through the Maritime Continent and scale interaction with the diurnal cycle of precipitation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 140 (680). pp. 814-825. ISSN 0035-9009 doi: 10.1002/qj.2161


Matthews, A. J., Pickup, G., Peatman, S. C., Clews, P. and Martin, J. (2013) The effect of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on station rainfall and river level in the Fly River system, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118 (19). 10,926-10,935. ISSN 2169-8996 doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50865

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