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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 MetOffice@Reading collaborative centre and through the Met Office Academic Partnership.


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

Contact us

Visit the Department:
Department of Meteorology,
Brian Hoskins Building
University of Reading
Whiteknights campus, Earley
Gate PO Box 243 Reading RG6 6BB, UK

Use the postcode RG6 7BE to get to the Earley Gate entrance and RG6 6ET for the Brian Hoskins Building

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