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Department of Meteorology – University of Reading

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Research Divisions


Meteorology has three research divisions –

World leading research in weather, climate and earth observation is also undertaken in coordination with two Natural Environment Research Council research centres.


The Department of Meteorology at the University of Reading has a long and established track record of impactful research, working with a wide variety of industrial and academic partners to achieve significant social and economic benefits. We welcome partnership enquiries from commercial and industrial organisations; contact us for an initial project discussion.

  • African farmers : satellite-based rainfall monitoring helps African food security
  • Emissions : Assessing the potential climate impacts of industrial gases
  • Flooding : Assessing London’s flood risk up to 2100
  • Stingjets : Better forecasts of extreme windstorms – understanding ‘sting jets’
  • Storm tracks : Identifying and tracking damaging storms
  • Volcanic ash : Quantifying volcanic ash risks to aviation
  • Volcanoes : Monitoring volcanic hazards using satellite- and ground-based radar

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Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 7:46am

Please come along to our Lunar New Year celebration today at 1pm in the coffee area – right after #wcd

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 3:12am

We’re big fans of the working #LEGO wind turbine in the foyer! It’s a gift from @Vestas in appreciation of a joint @ECMWF@NCEOscience training course run by the @UniRdg_Met DARC team. Roll up on the hour to catch it spinning!

UniRdg_Met photo

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