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Met Office Showcase

The University of Reading is one of the four Met Office Academic Partners, and a number of Met Office research staff are based here. In this session they will provide an overview of their research as part of the Meteorology Department internal seminar series.

MetOffice@Reading: Overview
David Simonin
An overview of the research areas of scientists at MetOffice@Reading covering: Observations, Data Assimilation, Convection, Urban modelling, Ensembles and Predictability, Climate.

The value of the NWCSAF package for NWP, Nowcasting and model validation
Graeme Kelly
The NWCSAF software has been running operationally at the MetOffice since 2000. It runs on AutoSat and produces high resolution Atmospheric Wind Vectors (AMVs) for the UKV forecasting system. In addition, there are many other products are produced for nowcasting. An example is the Convection Initiation found on the MetOffice TIGGER image browser. Timeliness and accuracy are important factors for operational use.



19 November 2019
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
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Dr Humphrey Lean, Meteorology
Professor Sue Grimmond, Meteorology


Sutcliffe Lecture Theatre
Room GU01, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Whiteknights RG6 6AH + Google Map