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:

  • In December 2018 I shall take up a new post in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds
  • 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 December 2018 – 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: 9.


Peatman, S. C. and Klingaman, N. P. (2018) The Indian summer monsoon in MetUM-GOML2.0: effects of air–sea coupling and resolution. Geoscientific Model Development, 11 (11). pp. 4693-4709. ISSN 1991-9603 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-4693-2018

Sanchez-Franks, A., Kent, E. C., Matthews, A. J., Webber, B. G. M., Peatman, S. C. and Vinayachandran, P. N. (2018) Intraseasonal variability of air-sea fluxes over the Bay of Bengal during the southwest monsoon. Journal of Climate, 31 (17). pp. 7087-7109. ISSN 1520-0442 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0652.1

Peatman, S. C., Methven, J. and Woolnough, S. J. (2018) Isolating the effects of moisture entrainment on convectively coupled equatorial waves in an aquaplanet GCM. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 75 (9). pp. 3139-3157. ISSN 1520-0469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-18-0098.1

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: ocean-atmosphere interaction and its impact on the South Asian monsoon. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 99 (8). pp. 1569-1587. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0230.1


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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