Dr Michael Taylor

Postdoctoral Research Assistant


Working for the FIDUCEO project: www.fiduceo.eu

Research Interests:

  • Application of metrology to climate data records
  • Neural network models for generation of hi-res UV products and ozone datasets for satellite validation
  • Long-term trend and oscillatory structure in geophysical time series
  • Optimization of multistep forecast models in R

Research Projects:

  • Fidelity and uncertainty in climate data records from Earth Observations (FIDUCEO)
  • Long-term Ozone Trends and Uncertainties in the Stratosphere (LOTUS)
  • Global mapping of aerosol properties using neural network inversions of ground and satellite based data (AEROMAP)

Academic services

  • Co-director of Open Scholar
  • Associate Member of EuroScience
  • Member of European Geosciences Union
  • Editor for Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics
  • Reviewer for Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
  • Reviewer for Annales Geophsicae
  • Reviewer for Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
  • Reviewer for Remote Sensing of the Environment


Recent Publications:

Publications for michael.taylor@reading.ac.uk

Jump to: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013
Number of items: 14.


Zempila, M. M., Fountoulakis, I., Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S., Arola, A., Koukouli, M. E., Bais, A., Meleti, C. and Balis, D. (2018) Validation of OMI erythemal doses with multi-sensor ground-based measurements in Thessaloniki, Greece. Atmospheric Environment, 183. pp. 106-121. ISSN 13522310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.04.012

Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., Taylor, M., Raptis, P. I., Keramitsoglou, I., Kiranoudis, C. and Bais, A. F. (2018) Assessment of surface solar irradiance derived from real-time modelling techniques and verification with ground-based measurements. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11 (2). pp. 907-924. ISSN 1867-8548 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-907-2018


Zempila, M. M., Taylor, M., Koukouli, M. E., Lerot, C., Fragkos, K., Fountoulakis, I., Bais, A., Balis, D. and van Roozendael, M. (2017) NILU-UV multi-filter radiometer total ozone columns: comparison with satellite observations over Thessaloniki, Greece. Science of the Total Environment, 590-591. pp. 92-106. ISSN 0048-9697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.174

Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., Taylor, M., Athanasopoulou, E., Speyer, O., Raptis, P. I., Marinou, E., Proestakis, E., Solomos, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Amiridis, V., Bais, A. and Kontoes, C. (2017) Dust impact on surface solar irradiance assessed with model simulations, satellite observations and ground-based measurements. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10 (7). pp. 2435-2453. ISSN 1867-8548 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2435-2017

Zempila, M.-M., van Geffen, J. H. G. M., Taylor, M., Fountoulakis, I., Koukouli, M.-E., van Weele, M., van der A, R. J., Bais, A., Meleti, C. and Balis, D. (2017) TEMIS UV product validation using NILU-UV ground-based measurements in Thessaloniki, Greece. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (11). pp. 7157-7174. ISSN 1680-7324 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7157-2017


Koukouli, M. E., Balis, D. S., van der A, R. J., Theys, N., Hedelt, P., Richter, A., Krotkov, N., Li, C. and Taylor, M. (2016) Anthropogenic sulphur dioxide load over China as observed from different satellite sensors. Atmospheric Environment, 145. pp. 45-59. ISSN 1352-2310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.09.007

Zempila, M.-M., Taylor, M., Bais, A. and Kazadzis, S. (2016) Modeling the relationship between photosynthetically active radiation and global horizontal irradiance using singular spectrum analysis. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 182. pp. 240-263. ISSN 0022-4073 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.06.003

Taylor, M., Retalis, A. and Flocas, H. A. (2016) Particulate matter estimation from photochemistry: a modelling approach using neural networks and synoptic clustering. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 16 (9). pp. 2067-2084. ISSN 2071-1409 doi: https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0481

Taylor, M., Kosmopoulos, P. G., Kazadzis, S., Keramitsoglou, I. and Kiranoudis, C. T. (2016) Neural network radiative transfer solvers for the generation of high resolution solar irradiance spectra parameterized by cloud and aerosol parameters. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 168. pp. 176-192. ISSN 0022-4073 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.08.018


Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S., Amiridis, V. and Kahn, R.A. (2015) Global aerosol mixtures and their multiyear and seasonal characteristics. Atmospheric Environment, 116. pp. 112-129. ISSN 13522310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.029


Kazadzis, S., Veselovskii, I., Amiridis, V., Gröbner, J., Suvorina, A., Nyeki, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Kouremeti, N., Taylor, M., Tsekeri, A. and Wehrli, C. (2014) Aerosol microphysical retrievals from precision filter radiometer direct solar radiation measurements and comparison with AERONET. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7 (7). pp. 2013-2025. ISSN 1867-8548 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-2013-2014

Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S. and Gerasopoulos, E. (2014) Multi-modal analysis of aerosol robotic network size distributions for remote sensing applications: dominant aerosol type cases. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7 (3). pp. 839-858. ISSN 1867-8548 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-839-2014

Taylor, M., Kazadzis, S., Tsekeri, A., Gkikas, A. and Amiridis, V. (2014) Satellite retrieval of aerosol microphysical and optical parameters using neural networks: a new methodology applied to the Sahara desert dust peak. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7 (9). pp. 3151-3175. ISSN 1867-8548 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-3151-2014


Amiridis, V., Wandinger, U., Marinou, E., Giannakaki, E., Tsekeri, A., Basart, S., Kazadzis, S., Gkikas, A., Taylor, M., Baldasano, J. and Ansmann, A. (2013) Optimizing CALIPSO Saharan dust retrievals. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13 (23). pp. 12089-12106. ISSN 1680-7324 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-12089-2013

This list was generated on Sun Aug 19 07:46:56 2018 UTC.

Page navigation