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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Matthew Young

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Web pages:

https://www.tamsat.org.uk

Research Interests:

  • Remote sensing of precipitation
  • Rainfall processes and rainfall variability
  • Early-warning for extreme events

Current Research Projects:

  • Atmospheric hazard in developing Countries: Risk assessment and Early Warning (ACREW) (2017-present)

Past Research Projects:

  • Monitoring Agriculture with Remote Sensing Operationally (MARSOP4) (2016): Development and evaluation of operational satellite rainfall estimation approaches to produce version 3 of the TAMSAT rainfall algorithm.
  • Scaling out Weather index insurance using satellite data (SatWIn Scale) (Nov 2015–May 2016): Improving satellite rainfall estimates for their use in Weather Index-based Insurance (WII) to protect farmers against drought-related risk in Africa.
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Centaur Publications

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Number of items: 5.

2019

MacDonald, A. M., Bell, R. A., Kebede, S., Azagegn, T., Yehualaeshet, T., Pichon, F., Young, M., McKenzie, A. A., Lapworth, D. J., Black, E. and Calow, R. C. (2019) Groundwater and resilience to drought in the Ethiopian Highlands. Environmental Research Letters. ISSN 1748-9326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab282f (In Press)

2018

Young, M. P., Chiu, J. C., Williams, C. J. R., Stein, T. H. M., Stengel, M., Fielding, M. D. and Black, E. (2018) Spatio-temporal variability of warm rain events over southern West Africa from geostationary satellite observations for climate monitoring and model evaluation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 144 (716). pp. 2311-2330. ISSN 1477-870X doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3372

2017

Maidment, R. I., Grimes, D., Black, E., Tarnavsky, E., Young, M., Greatrex, H., Allan, R. P., Stein, T., Nkonde, E., Senkunda, S. and Alcántara, E. M. U. (2017) A new, long-term daily satellite-based rainfall dataset for operational monitoring in Africa. Scientific Data, 4. 170063. ISSN 2052-4463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.63

2016

Black, E., Greatrex, H., Maidment, R. and Young, M. (2016) Incorporating satellite data into weather index-based insurance. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 97 (10). ES203-ES206. ISSN 1520-0477 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0148.1

2014

Young, M. P., Williams, C. J. R., Chiu, J. C., Maidment, R. and Chen, S.-H. (2014) Investigation of discrepancies in satellite rainfall estimates over Ethiopia. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 15. pp. 2347-2369. ISSN 1525-7541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-13-0111.1

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Last update: 30th January 2019

Contact

matthew.young@reading.ac.uk

Office:

Met 3L61 -

Phone:

8741

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