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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
  • FFIR 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

Research Projects:

  • 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: 30th January 2019



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