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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Elliott Sainsbury

The role of post-tropical cyclones for European extreme weather

Research Interests:

  • Post-Tropical Cyclones/Extratropical Transition of Tropical Cyclones
  • Post-Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change
  • Seasonal prediction of Tropical Cyclones

Research Projects:

  • 'The Role of Post-Tropical Cyclones for European Extreme Weather' - This SCENARIO funded PhD project aims to improve our understanding of the importance of Post-Tropical Cyclones (PTCs) from a risk perspective across Europe, identify the key drivers of historic interannual variability of PTC impacts across Europe, and to investigate how PTC impacts may change across Europe in a future, warmer climate.


Research Groups:

  • Tropical Weather Group
  • Dynamical Processes Research Group
  • Mesoscale Group


Last update: 16th November 2020



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