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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Dr. Robert Plant

Associate Professor in Atmospheric Convection Head of Department (Finance Support Staff & Infrastructure)

Responsibilities:

Head of Department (Finance and Facilities)

Research Interests:

  • Theory of convective 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, ParaCon PDRA).
  • Jian-Feng Gu Development and testing of new techniques for convection parameterization (details, ParaCon PDRA).
  • Jonathan Chui Grey-zone convective modelling (PhD, ParaCon affiliated).
  • Mark Muetzelfeldt Shear-aware convective parameterization (CASE PhD, ParaCon affiliated).
  • Michael Johnston Island convection and interactions with larger scales (PhD, ParaCon affiliated).
  • Lewis Blunn Developing high-resolution NWP for local-scale air quality prediction over cities (PhD, NCAS).

Centaur Publications

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Last update: 30th January 2019

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