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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Dr. Robert Plant

Professor of Atmospheric Convection

Research Interests:

  • Theory of parameterizations
  • Stochastic parameterizations
  • Modelling in "grey zones"
  • Explicit simulation of convection
  • Effects of frictional and moist processes on mid-latitude cyclones

Research Projects:

Postdoctoral & graduate student supervision

  • Chimene Daleu Development and testing of new techniques for convection parameterization (details, MORPH PDRA).
  • Mark Muetzelfeldt Model representation of mesoscale convective systems (details, MCS:PRIME PDRA).
  • Alanna Power Improving convective storm simulations through scale-adaptive and flow-adaptive sub-grid methods (PhD).
  • Dony Christianto Interactions Between Regional and Local Circulations In Maritime Continent (PhD).
  • Kaustubh Mittal Discovering the Mechanisms Behind Forecast Busts (PhD).

Centaur Publications

Last update: 1st February 2024

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