Boundary-Layer Group (BL Group)

Stephen Belcher

Professor of Meteorology and Head of the Met Office Hadley Centre

Tel: 0118 378 6646

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric and oceanic turbulence
  • Boundary layer meteorology, especially urban meteorology
  • Ocean mixed layer
  • Dispersion and transport in the atmosphere
  • Impact of climate change on urban areas

Current Projects

  • OSMOSIS: Ocean Surface Mixing, Ocean Submesoscale Interaction Study
  • ClearfLo: Clean Air for London
  • LUCID: The development of a Local Urban Climate Model and its Application to the Intelligent Development of Cities
  • DAPPLE: Dispersion of Air Pollution and Penetration into the Local Environment
  • NCAS Weather: Weather directorate of National Centre for Atmospheric Science
  • DYCE: Dynamic deployment planning for monitoring chemical leaks using an ad-hoc sensor network

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BLMet research

  • Urban meteorology
  • Air-sea interactions
  • Orographic processes
  • Mesoscale processes