Dr Simon Peatman

NCAS-Climate Research Scientist

Research interests:

Tropical meteorology
  • Indian summer monsoon
  • Intraseasonal variability (BSISO and MJO)
  • Tropical cyclones
  • 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.

Active research projects:

  • From May 2017 – Forecasting Air-Sea Coupled Interactions in NWP of Atmospheric Tropical Extremes (FASCINATE) with Nick Klingaman as part of WCSSP SE Asia
  • March 2016 to June 2019 – Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment (BoBBLE) with Nick Klingaman

Past research projects:

  • June 2014 to February 2016 – Fundamental Influences of Large-Scale Wave Dynamics on Tropical Weather Systems with John Methven and Steve Woolnough


  • Autumn 2016 (teacher), 2014 (demonstrator) – MT24C (Numerical Methods for Environmental Science) practicals
  • Autumn 2017 (demonstrator) – MTMA33 (Introduction to Computing) practicals

Other interests:

Recent Publications:

Publications for s.peatman@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2018 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013
Number of items: 6.


Vinayachandran, P. N., Matthews, A. J., Kumar, K. V., Sanchez-Franks, A., Thushara, V., George, J., Vijith, V., Webber, B. G. M., Queste, B. Y., Roy, R., Sarkar, A., Baranowski, D. B., Bhat, G. S., Klingaman, N. P., Peatman, S. C., Parida, C., Heywood, K. J., Hall, R., Kent, B., King, E. C., Nayak, A. A., Neema, C. P., Amol, P., Lotliker, A., Kankonkar, A., Gracias, D. G., Vernekar, S., Souza, A. C. D., Valluvan, G., Pargaonkar, S. M., Dinesh, K., Giddings, J. and Joshi, M. (2018) BoBBLE (Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment): ocean-atmosphere interaction and its impact on the South Asian monsoon. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0230.1 (In Press)


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: https://doi.org/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: https://doi.org/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: https://doi.org/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: https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrd.50865

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