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Rebecca Emerton

Research Scientist

Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

  • Tropical cyclone forecasting
  • Flood forecasting; GloFAS (the Global Flood Awareness System)
  • Ensemble hydro-meteorological forecasting
  • Climate variability and hydro-meteorological hazards
  • Forecasts for anticipatory humanitarian action

Current Research Projects:

Previous Research Projects:

  • (PhD Thesis) Extending the predictability of flood hazard at the global scale
  • Development of global scale seasonal river flow forecasts for the Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS-Seasonal)

Research Groups:

Other Links:

Centaur Publications

Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015
Number of items: 10.

2020

Wu, W., Emerton, R., Duan, Q., Wood, A. W., Wetterhall, F. and Robertson, D. E. (2020) Ensemble flood forecasting: current status and future opportunities. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 7 (3). e1432. ISSN 2049-1948 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1432

2019

Emerton, R. E., Stephens, E. M. and Cloke, H. L. (2019) What is the most useful approach for forecasting hydrological extremes during El NiƱo? Environmental Research Communications, 1 (3). ISSN 2515-7620 doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7620/ab114e

Emerton, R. E. (2019) Extending the predictability of flood hazard at the global scale. PhD thesis, University of Reading.

Emerton, R., (2019) Providing openly-available seasonal forecasts of flood and drought hazard for rivers worldwide. Open Research Case Studies. Report. University of Reading

2018

Neumann, J., Arnal, L., Emerton, R., Griffith, H., Hyslop, S., Theofanidi, S. and Cloke, H. (2018) Can seasonal hydrological forecasts inform local decisions and actions? A decision-making activity. Geoscience Communications, 1. pp. 35-57. ISSN 2569-7110 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-1-35-2018

Emerton, R., Zsoter, E., Arnal, L., Cloke, H. L., Muraro, D., Prudhomme, C., Stephens, E. M., Salamon, P. and Pappenberger, F. (2018) Developing a global operational seasonal hydro-meteorological forecasting system: GloFAS-Seasonal v1.0. Geoscientific Model Development, 11. pp. 3327-3346. ISSN 1991-9603 doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2018-118

Hirpa, F. A., Pappenberger, F., Arnal, L., Baugh, C. A., Cloke, H. L., Dutra, E., Emerton, R. E., Revilla-Romero, B., Salamon, P., Smith, P. J., Stephens, E., Wetterhall, F., Zsoter, E. and Thielen-del Pozo, J. (2018) Global flood forecasting for averting disasters worldwide. In: Schumann, G. J.-P., Bates, P. D., Apel, H. and Aronica, G. T. (eds.) Global Flood Hazard: Applications in Modeling, Mapping, and Forecasting. Geophysical Monograph Series (233). Wiley, pp. 205-228. ISBN 9781119217862 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119217886.ch12

2017

Emerton, R., Cloke, H. L., Stephens, E. M., Zsoter, E., Woolnough, S. J. and Pappenberger, F. (2017) Complex picture for likelihood of ENSO-driven flood hazard. Nature Communications, 8. 14796. ISSN 2041-1723 doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14796

2016

Emerton, R. E., Stephens, E. M., Pappenberger, F., Pagano, T. C., Weerts, A. H., Wood, A. W., Salamon, P., Brown, J. D., Hjerdt, N., Donnelly, C., Baugh, C. and Cloke, H. L. (2016) Continental and global scale flood forecasting systems. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 3 (3). pp. 391-418. ISSN 2049-1948 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1137

2015

Hodges, K. I. and Emerton, R. (2015) The prediction of Northern Hemisphere tropical cyclone extended life cycles by the ECMWF Ensemble and Deterministic Prediction Systems. Part I: tropical cyclone stage. Monthly Weather Review, 143 (12). pp. 5091-5114. ISSN 0027-0644 doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00385.1

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Last update: 28th May 2020

Contact

rebecca.emerton@reading.ac.uk

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Harry Pitt 179 -

Phone:

3230

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