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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Natalie Ratcliffe

Using Aircraft Observations and Modelling to Improve Understanding of Mineral Dust Transport and Deposition Processes

Research Interests

Improving understanding of the processes affecting mineral dust transport and deposition across the Atlantic using aircraft data and the Met Office Unified Model. This project is a NERC/CASE funded project with the Met Office.



Dr Claire Ryder (University of Reading)

Prof Nicolas Bellouin (University of Reading)

Dr Stephanie Woodward (Met Office)

Dr Ben Johnson (Met Office)

Dr Anthony Jones (Met Office)



BSc (Hons) Environmental Science (2:1), University of Leeds, 2016-2019

- Dissertation project: Understanding changes in Aerosol Optical Depth over the Arabian Peninsula between 2000-2018

MRes Climate and Atmospheric Science (Pass with Merit), University of Leeds, 2019-2020

- Dissertation project: Quantifying the ice nucleating efficacy and atmospheric relevance of dust from the Copper River Valley, Alaska

Last update: 24th November 2022



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