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Dr. Claire Bulgin

Senior Research Scientist

  • NCEO oversight for Climate change in the Arctic - North Atlantic region and impacts on the UK (CANARI) project.

    Research Interests:

    • Application of surface-temperature Climate Data Records (CDRs) from satellite data to understanding the human impact of our changing climate e.g. pest outbreaks, urban thermal comfort.
    • Satellite image classification including land, sea, sea-ice and coasts.
    • Uncertainty characterisation and propagation for satellite retrieved surface temperature.
    • All-surface temperature including surface boundaries (coasts, sea-ice edge).

    Research Projects:

    • European Space Agency (ESA) Land Surface Temperature (LST) Climate Change Initiative (CCI): measuring global land surface temperatures during the satellite era (LST CCI).
    • National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) Scientist
    • Climate change in the Arctic - North Atlantic region and impacts on the UK (CANARI) project.

    Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

    • Riccardo Monfardini PhD Student (started 2023): Assimilating satellite land surface temperature data to improve numerical weather prediction skill.
    • Agnieszka Walenkiewicz PhD Student (graduated): Thermal Remote Sensing of Coastal Waters.

    Centaur Publications

    Jump to: 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2011 | 2008
    Number of items: 22.

    2023

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Faulkner, A., Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850, Corlett, G. K., McCarroll, N., Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Polehampton, E. and McGurk, C. (2023) Improving the combined use of reflectance and thermal channels for ocean and coastal cloud detection for the Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer (SLSTR). Remote Sensing of Environment, 290. 113531. ISSN 0034-4257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2023.113531

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Mecking, J. V., Harvey, B. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6510-8181, Jevrejeva, S., McCarroll, N. F., Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 and Sinha, B. (2023) Dynamic sea-level changes and potential implications for storm surges in the UK: a storylines perspective. Environmental Research Letters, 18 (4). 044033. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/acc6df

    2022

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Thomas, C. M., Waller, J. A. and Woolliams, E. R. (2022) Representation uncertainty in the earth sciences. Earth and Space Science, 9 (6). e2021EA002129. ISSN 2333-5084 doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2021EA002129

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Maidment, R. I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2054-3259 and Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2022) Bayesian cloud detection over land for climate data records. Remote Sensing, 14 (9). 2231. ISSN 2072-4292 doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14092231

    2021

    Faulkner, A., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386 and Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2021) Characterising industrial thermal plumes in coastal regions using 3-D numerical simulations. Environmental Research Communications, 3 (4). ISSN 2515-7620 doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7620/abf62e

    2020

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 and Ferreira, D. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3243-9774 (2020) Tendencies, variability and persistence of sea surface temperature anomalies. Scientific Reports, 10. 7986. ISSN 2045-2322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-64785-9

    2019

    Faulkner, A., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386 and Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2019) Coastal tidal effects on industrial thermal plumes in satellite imagery. Remote Sensing, 11 (8). 2132. ISSN 2072-4292 doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11182132

    Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850, Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Block, T., Corlett, G. K., Fiedler, E., Good, S. A., Mittaz, J., Rayner, N. A., Berry, D., Eastwood, S., Taylor, M., Tsushima, Y., Waterfall, A., Wilson, R. and Donlon, C. (2019) Satellite-based time-series of sea-surface temperature since 1981 for climate applications. Scientific Data, 6. 223. ISSN 2052-4463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0236-x

    2018

    Rasmussen, T. A. S., Hoyer, J. L., Ghent, D., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Dybkjaer, G., Ribergaard, M. H., Nielsen-Englyst, P. and Madsen, K. S. (2018) Impact of assimilation of sea-ice surface temperatures on a coupled ocean and sea-ice model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123 (4). pp. 2440-2460. ISSN 2169-9291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC013481

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850, Ghent, D., Klueser, L., Popp, T., Poulsen, C. and Sogacheva, L. (2018) Quantifying uncertainty in satellite-retrieved land surface temperature from cloud detection errors. Remote Sensing, 10 (4). 616. ISSN 2072-4292 doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10040616

    Tagesson, T., Horion, S., Zaldo Fornies, V., Mendiguren Gonzalez, G., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Ghent, D. and Fensholt, R. (2018) Disaggregation of SMOS soil moisture over West Africa using the Temperature and Vegetation Dryness Index based on SEVIRI land surface parameters. Remote Sensing of Environment, 206. pp. 424-441. ISSN 0034-4257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.12.036

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Mittaz, J. P.D., Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Eastwood, S. and Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2018) Bayesian cloud detection for 37 Years of Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Global Area Coverage (GAC) data. Remote Sensing, 10 (1). 97. ISSN 2072-4292 doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10010097

    2017

    Candy, B., Saunders, R. W., Ghent, D. and Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386 (2017) The impact of satellite derived land surface temperatures on numerical weather predication analyses and forecasts. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122 (18). pp. 9783-9802. ISSN 2169-8996 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JD026417

    Good, E. J., Ghent, D. J., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386 and Remedios, J. J. (2017) A spatiotemporal analysis of the relationship between near-surface air temperature and satellite land surface temperatures using 17 years of data from the ATSR series. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122 (17). pp. 9185-9210. ISSN 2169-8996 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JD026880

    Loew, A., Bell, W., Brocca, L., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Burdanowitz, J., Calbet, X., Donner, R. V., Ghent, D., Gruber, A., Kaminski, T., Kinzel, J., Klepp, C., Lambert, J.-C., Schaepman-Strub, G., Schroder, M. and Verhoelst, T. (2017) Validation practices for satellite based earth observation data across communities. Reviews of Geophysics, 55 (3). pp. 779-817. ISSN 8755-1209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017rg000562

    2016

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Corlett, G. and Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2016) Independent uncertainty estimates for coefficient based sea surface temperature retrieval from the Along-Track Scanning Radiometer instruments. Remote Sensing of Environment, 178. pp. 213-222. ISSN 0034-4257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.022

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828 and Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2016) Sampling uncertainty in gridded sea surface temperature products and Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Global Area Coverage (GAC) data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 117. pp. 287-294. ISSN 0034-4257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2016.02.021

    2015

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Eastwood, S., Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 and Donlon, C. (2015) Sea surface temperature climate change initiative: alternative image classification algorithms for sea-ice affected oceans. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162. pp. 396-407. ISSN 0034-4257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2013.11.022

    2014

    Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850, Embury, O. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1661-7828, Roberts-Jones, J., Fiedler, E., Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Corlett, G. K., Good, S., McLaren, A., Rayner, N., Morak-Bozzo, S. and Donlon, C. (2014) Sea surface temperature datasets for climate applications from Phase 1 of the European Space Agency Climate Change Initiative (SST CCI). Geoscience Data Journal, 1 (2). pp. 179-191. ISSN 2049-6060 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.20

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Sembhi, H., Ghent, D., Remedios, J. J. and Merchant, C. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850 (2014) Cloud clearing techniques over land for land surface temperature retrieval from the Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35 (10). pp. 3594-3615. ISSN 0143-1161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2014.907941

    2011

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Palmer, P. I., Merchant, C. J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4687-9850, Siddans, R., Gonzi, S., Poulsen, C. A., Thomas, G. E., Sayer, A. M., Carboni, E., Granger, R. G., Highwood, E. and Ryder, C. L. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9892-6113 (2011) Quantifying the response of the ORAC aerosol optical depth retrieval for MSG SEVIRI to aerosol model assumptions. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 116 (D5). D05208. ISSN 0148-0227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JD014483

    2008

    Bulgin, C. E. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4368-7386, Palmer, P.I., Thomas, G.E., Arnold, C.P.G., Campmany, E., Carboni, E., Grainger, R.G., Poulsen, C., Siddans, R. and Lawrence, B. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9262-7860 (2008) Regional and seasonal variations of the Twomey indirect effect as observed by the ATSR-2 satellite instrument. Geophysical Research Letters, 35. L02811. ISSN 0094-8276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2007GL031394

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