Dr Omduth Coceal

NCAS-Weather - Senior Research Scientist

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Responsibilities:

NCAS Atmospheric Physics Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests:

  • Turbulence and dispersion: theory, simulation and modelling
  • Boundary-Layer Meteorology
  • Urban Meteorology
  • Air Quality

Current/Recent Research Projects:

  • Generation of high resolution extreme temperature and flooding scenarios for Chinese cities (HighResCity)
  • Dispersion of localised releases in a street network (DIPLOS, www.diplos.org)
  • Modelling grey-zone boundary layers (GREYBLS)
  • Boundary layer turbulence: theory, simulation and modelling (NCAS-AP)
  • Clean air for London (ClearfLo, www.clearflo.ac.uk)

Postdoctoral researchers & graduate students

  • Denise Hertwig, Postdoctoral researcher.
  • Lewis Blunn, PhD student.

Recent Publications:

Publications for o.coceal@reading.ac.uk

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Number of items: 27.

2018

Coceal, O., Bohnenstengel, S. and Kotthaus, S. (2018) Detection of sea-breeze events around London using a fuzzy-logic algorithm. Atmospheric Science Letters. ISSN 1530-261X (In Press)

Hertwig, D., Soulhac, L., Fuka, V., Auerswald, T., Carpentieri, M., Hayden, P., Robins, A., Xie, Z.-T. and Coceal, O. (2018) Evaluation of fast atmospheric dispersion models in a regular street network. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. ISSN 1567-7419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10652-018-9587-7

Goulart, E. V., Coceal, O. and Belcher, S. E. (2018) Dispersion of a passive scalar within and above an urban street network. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 166 (3). pp. 351-366. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-017-0315-5

2017

Barlow, J., Best, M., Bohnenstengel, S. I., Clark, P., Grimmond, S., Lean, H., Christen, A., Emeis, S., Haeffelin, M., Harman, I. N., Lemonsu, A., Martilli, A., Pardyjak, E., Rotach, M. W., Ballard, S., Boutle, I., Brown, A., Cai, X., Carpentieri, M., Coceal, O., Crawford, B., Di Sabatino, S., Dou, J., Drew, D. R., Edwards, J. M., Fallmann, J., Fortuniak, K., Gornall, J., Gronemeier, T., Halios, C., Hertwig, D., Hirano, K., Holtslag, A. A.M., Luo, Z., Mills, G., Nakayoshi, M., Pain, K., Schlünzen, K. H., Smith, S., Soulhac, L., Steeneveld, G.-J., Sun, T., Theeuwes, N., Thomson, D., Voogt, J. A., Ward, H. C., Xie, Z.-T. and Zhong, J. (2017) Developing a research strategy to better understand, observe, and simulate urban atmospheric processes at kilometer to subkilometer scales. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98 (10). ES261-ES264. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0106.1

Efthimiou, G. C., Hertwig, D., Andronopoulos, S., Bartzis, J. G. and Coceal, O. (2017) A statistical model for the prediction of wind-speed probabilities in the atmospheric surface layer. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 163 (2). pp. 179-201. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-016-0221-2

Castro, I. P., Xie, Z.-T., Fuka, V., Robins, A. G., Carpentieri, M., Hayden, P., Hertwig, D. and Coceal, O. (2017) Measurements and computations of flow in an urban street system. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 162 (2). pp. 207-230. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-016-0200-7

2016

Bopape, M.-J. M., Plant, R. S. and Coceal, O. (2016) Simulating the convective boundary layer with a dynamic Smagorinsky model. In: 32nd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, 31 Oct - 1 Nov 2016, University of Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 11-15.

Goulart, E. V., Coceal, O., Branford, S., Thomas, T. G. and Belcher, S. E. (2016) Spatial and temporal variability of the concentration field from localized releases in a regular building array. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 159 (2). pp. 241-257. ISSN 1573-1472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-016-0126-0

2015

Bohnenstengel, S. I., Belcher, S. E., Aiken, A., Allan, J. D., Allen, G., Bacak, A., Bannan, T. J., Barlow, J. F., Beddows, D. C. S., Bloss, W. J., Booth, A. M., Chemel, C., Coceal, O., Di Marco, C. F., Dubey, M. K., Faloon, K. H., Fleming, Z. L., Furger, M., Gietl, J. K., Graves, R. R., Green, D. C., Grimmond, C. S. B., Halios, C. H., Hamilton, J. F., Harrison, R. M., Heal, M. R., Heard, D. E., Helfter, C., Herndon, S. C., Holmes, R. E., Hopkins, J. R., Jones, A. M., Kelly, F. J., Kotthaus, S., Langford, B., Lee, J. D., Leigh, R. J., Lewis, A. C., Lidster, R. T., Lopez-Hilfiker, F. D., McQuaid, J. B., Mohr, C., Monks, P. S., Nemitz, E., Ng, N. L., Percival, C. J., Prévôt, A. S. H., Ricketts, H. M. A., Sokhi, R., Stone, D., Thornton, J. A., Tremper, A. H., Valach, A. C., Visser, S., Whalley, L. K., Williams, L. R., Xu, L., Young, D. E. and Zotter, P. (2015) Meteorology, air quality, and health in London: the ClearfLo project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96 (5). pp. 779-804. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00245.1

Belcher, S. E., Coceal, O., Goulart, E. V., Rudd, A. C. and Robins, A. G. (2015) Processes controlling atmospheric dispersion through city centres. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics, 763. pp. 51-81. ISSN 0022-1120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2014.661

2014

Peake, D.L., Dacre, H.F., Methven, J. and Coceal, O. (2014) Meteorological factors controlling low-level continental pollutant outflow across a coast. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14 (7). pp. 10853-10890. ISSN 1680-7316 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/acpd-14-10853-2014

Coceal, O., Goulart, E. V., Branford, S., Thomas, T. G. and Belcher, S. E. (2014) Flow structure and near-field dispersion in arrays of building-like obstacles. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 125. pp. 52-68. ISSN 0167-6105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2013.11.013

2013

Santiago, J. L., Coceal, O. and Martilli, A. (2013) How to parametrize urban-canopy drag to reproduce wind-direction effects within the canopy. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 149 (1). pp. 43-63. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-013-9833-y

Belcher, S., Coceal, O., Hunt, J., Carruthers, D. and Robins, A., (2013) A review of urban dispersion modelling. Technical Report. ADMLC, UK. pp96. ISBN 9780859517348

2012

Claus, J., Coceal, O., Thomas, T. G., Branford, S., Belcher, S. E. and Castro, I. P. (2012) Wind-direction effects on urban-type flows. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 142 (2). pp. 265-287. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-011-9667-4

2011

Branford, S., Coceal, O., Thomas, T. G. and Belcher, S. (2011) Dispersion of a point-source release of a passive scalar through an urban-like array for different wind directions. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 139 (3). pp. 367-394. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-011-9589-1

2008

Xie, Z.-T., Coceal, O. and Castro, I. P. (2008) Large-Eddy Simulation of flows over random urban-like obstacles. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 129 (1). pp. 1-23. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-008-9290-1

Manes, C., Pokrajac, D., Coceal, O. and McEwan, I. (2008) On the significance of form-induced stress in rough wall turbulent boundary layers. Acta Geophysica, 56 (3). pp. 845-861. ISSN 1895-6572 doi: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11600-008-0021-2

Coceal, O., Thomas, T.G. and Belcher, S. E. (2008) Spatially-averaged flow statistics within a canopy of large bluff bodies: Results from direct numerical simulations. Acta Geophysica, 56 (3). pp. 862-875. ISSN 1895-6572 doi: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11600-008-0025-y

Santiago, J. L., Coceal, O., Martilli, A. and Belcher, S. E. (2008) Variation of the sectional drag coefficient of a group of buildings with packing density. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 128 (3). pp. 445-457. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-008-9294-x

Barlow, J. and Coceal, O., (2008) A review of urban roughness sublayer turbulence. Technical Report. Met Office

2007

Coceal, O., Thomas, T. G. and Belcher, S. E. (2007) Spatial variability of flow statistics within regular building arrays. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 125 (3). pp. 537-552. ISSN 0006-8314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-007-9206-5

Coceal, O., Dobre, A., Thomas, T. G. and Belcher, S. E. (2007) Structure of turbulent flow over arrays of cubical roughness. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics, 589. pp. 375-409. ISSN 0022-1120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S002211200700794X

Coceal, O., Dobre, A. and Thomas, T. G. (2007) Unsteady dynamics and organized structures from DNS over an idealized building canopy. International Journal of Climatology, 27 (14). pp. 1943-1953. ISSN 0899-8418 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.1549

2006

Coceal, O., Thomas, T. G., Castro, I. P. and Belcher, S. E. (2006) Mean flow and turbulence statistics over groups of urban-like cubical obstacles. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 121 (3). pp. 491-519.

2005

Coceal, O. and Belcher, S. E. (2005) Mean winds through an inhomogeneous urban canopy. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 115 (1). pp. 47-68.

2004

Coceal, O. and Belcher, S. E. (2004) A canopy model of mean winds through urban areas. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 130 (599). pp. 1349-1372. ISSN 1477-870X

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