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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Dr. Robert Thompson

Postdoctoral Research Scientist and Teaching Fellow


  • Teaching Fellow
  • Research Scientist

Research Interests:

  • Operational Dual Polarisation Weather Radar
  • Rainfall Statistics
  • Weather Radar Attenuation Measurement and Correction
  • Radar Bright-Band Correction
  • Radar Derived Rainfall Estimation
  • Rainfall Microphysics
  • Satellite Radar
  • WIVERN Satellite

Research Projects:

  • Earth Explorer 11 Phase 0 - WIVERN (ESA) [Project Manager]
  • NERC A New Technique for Measuring Global Rainfall
  • Flooding From Intense Rainfall - Forecasting Rainfall through Assimilation of New observations of Convection : (FFIR - FRANC)

Other interests

  • Teaching of Under and Postgraduates
  • Public Engagement in Science
  • Programming

Centaur Publications

Last update: 31st January 2024

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