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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Dr. Karina McCusker

Postdoctoral Research Assistant


<h4>Research Interests:</h4>


  <li>Scattering by ice particles and snowflakes</li>

  <li>Multi-wavelength radar data analysis</li>


<h4>Research Projects:</h4>


  <li>My current work aims to improve multi-wavelength retrievals of ice properties. </li>


<h4>Research group:</h4>


  <li>Remote sensing and clouds (Radar group)</li>



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Centaur Publications

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McCusker, K., Westbrook, C. D. and Tyynelä, J. (2021) An accurate and computationally cheap microwave scattering method for ice aggregates: the Independent Monomer Approximation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 147 (735). pp. 1202-1224. ISSN 1477-870X doi:


McCusker, K. (2020) Fast, approximate methods for electromagnetic wave scattering by complex ice crystals and snowflakes. PhD thesis, University of Reading. doi:


McCusker, K., Westbrook, C. D. and Moiola, A. (2019) Analysis of the internal electric fields of pristine ice crystals and aggregate snowflakes, and their effect on scattering. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 230. pp. 155-171. ISSN 0022-4073 doi:

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