Gary Robinson

Data Support Analyst, ITMet Group (aka 'the Data Guru')

Tel: 0118 378 7987

Current Projects

  • MODE - Meteorological Observations Data Extractor
  • METRICS - METeorological Readings Input and Checking System
  • MetObs - Cataloguing 100 years of meteorological observations made at Reading University
  • METCAT - Meteorological Data Catalogue
  • Reviewing scientific data handling within the department

Completed/Ongoing Projects


  • Earth Observation
  • Data Quality & Standards
  • Web site design & management
  • Apple Macs!

Recent Publications

  • Slingo, A., H.E. White, N.A. Bharmal and G.J. Robinson (2009), Overview of observations from the RADAGAST experiment in Niamey, Niger: 2. Radiative fluxes and divergences, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D00E04, doi:10.1029/2008JD010497
  • Settle, J.J., N.A. Bharmal, G.J. Robinson, and A. Slingo (2008), Sampling uncertainties in surface radiation budget calculations in RADAGAST, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00E02, doi:10.1029/2008JD010509
  • Slingo, A., et al. (2008), Overview of observations from the RADAGAST experiment in Niamey, Niger: 1. Meteorology and thermodynamic variables, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D00E01, doi:10.1029/2008JD009909
  • Pinker, R.T, D. Sun, M. Miller and G.J. Robinson (2007), Diurnal cycle of land surface temperature in a desert encroachment zone as observed from satellites, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L11809, doi:10.1029/2007GL030186
  • A. Slingo, T. P. Ackerman, R. P. Allan, E.I. Kassianov, S.A. McFarlane, G.J. Robinson, J.C. Barnard, M.A. Miller, J.E. Harries, J.E. Russell, and S. Dewitte (2006), Observations of the impact of a major Saharan dust storm on the atmospheric radiation balance Geophys. Res. Lett, 33, L24817, doi:10.1029/2006GL027869
  • Slingo, A., K.I. Hodges and G.J. Robinson (2004), Simulation of the diurnal cycle in a climate model and its evaluation using data from Meteosat 7, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., 130, pp. 1449-1467, doi: 10.1256/qj.03.165

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