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Our focus is on understanding emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases, their transmission and chemical transformation in the atmosphere, and their contribution to local air quality and global change. We integrate data from measurements and model simulations, utilising advanced data science methods to improve our understanding and estimates of past, present and future atmospheric composition change at a range of spatial scales and environments. Our research aims to find better ways to evaluate and utilise models, extract meaningful information from a range of measurements, and situate the best atmospheric science in complex decision-making processes.

Associated Members

Paula Harrison

Director
UKCEH - Soils & Land Use

Paula is a Co-Director of CEEDS, Professor of Land and Water Modelling and Principal Natural Capital Scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology &…

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Lindsay Banin

Theme Leader
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I am a scientist at UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Edinburgh. My research focuses on plant and ecosystem ecology, how plants interact with…

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Yehia Elkhatib

Theme Leader
LU - School of Computing and Communications

Dr Yehia Elkhatib is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the School of Computing and Communications of Lancaster University, UK, where he…

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Pete Henrys

Theme Leader
UKCEH - Soils & Land Use

Peter Henrys is a chartered statistician at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology specialising in long term large scale spatial-temporal modelling…

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Bran Knowles

Theme Leader
LU - School of Computing and Communications

My research interest is the phenomenon of trust - how people come to trust (or not), and what the character or quality of that phenomenon is in…

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Christopher Nemeth

Theme Leader
LU - School of Mathematics and Statistics

Chris Nemeth is a Lecturer in Statistical Learning in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Lancaster University. His research is in the…

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Paul Young

Theme Leader
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

I am an atmospheric and climate scientist, using environmental data science to conduct transdisciplinary research on global change. I collaborate…

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kirsti ashworth

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

My research interests lie in the interactions between terrestrial vegetation, atmospheric composition and society over a range of time and distances…

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Richard Bassett

Member (Staff)
LU - School of Computing and Communications

Richard an atmospheric scientist working in the School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University. I have expertise in urban climate and…

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Christine Braban

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I am Atmospheric Composition Change Group leader in the Atmopsheric Chemistry and Effects Science Area (pre November 2017: Biosphere-Atmospheric…

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Matt Brown

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

I am a numerical modeller interested in doing the modelling and programming behind any project involving the physics of the natural world, especially…

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Ed Carnell

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

Spatial Data Anaylst - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects group

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Erick Chacón Montalván

Member (Staff)
LU - School of Mathematics and Statistics

I am a senior research associate in environmental data science at DSNE with a PhD degree in Statistics and Epidemiology. My research focus is to…

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Rhian Chapman

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

I started at CEH in June 2018 with a background in modelling planetary climates, atmospheres, and surface-atmosphere interactions. I have experience…

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Graham Dean

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I am an experienced computer scientist and technical manager who has worked within research & development activities in academia, industry and…

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Ulli Dragosits

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

Spatial modelling of atmospheric emissions, concentrations, deposition and effects at national and landscape scales; atmospheric pollution; nitrogen…

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Michael Eastman

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Water Resources

I am a hydrological analyst who is involved in hydrological simulation, forecasting and extreme value theory.

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Charles George

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

I am an Earth Observation Scientist using optical remote sensing technologies to extract biogeochemical properties of land surface vegetation.

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Marika Glasby

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I graduated with a BSc (Hons) Geological Hazard from the University of Portsmouth. I have experience working in GIS, and am interested in learning…

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Adam Griffin

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

Hydrological statistician working on the Flood Estimation Handbook, researching quantification of changes in flooding over time and space due to land…

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Vera He

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

My research interests lie primarly in urban-scale air pollution modelling. I currently work as an atmophseric model data analyst at Centre for…

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Michael Hollaway

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I am a meteorologist and atmospheric chemist by background with specific interests in the impacts of air pollution on human health and plants. I also…

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Ryan Hossaini

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

Ryan is a NERC Independent Research Fellow and atmospheric chemist in LEC. He has over a decade of experience developing and applying process-based…

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Victoria Janes-Bassett

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

I'm a postdoctoral researcher at Lancaster based in both the Environment Centre and the School of Computing and Communications. As an…

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Rebecca Killick

Member (Staff)
LU - School of Mathematics and Statistics

I see my research as a feedback loop, being inspired by problems in real-world applications, creating solutions to those problems and then feeding…

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Caroline King-Okumu

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Soils & Land Use

CEH International Development Opportunities Manager

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Rosanna Lane

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

I am a Hydrological Modeller based in the Hydro-Climate Risks group at UKCEH, Wallingford. My main research interests are the development and…

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Peter Levy

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

My work focusses on greenhouse gas fluxes from ecosystems and the effects of land use change. I have experience in plant physiology, micrometeorology…

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Juan Pablo Lobo-Guerrero Villegas

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I work as a Research Associate Environmental Data Scientist in the Emissions, Sources, Sinks and Solutions group at Edinburgh, working on…

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Stephen Maberly

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Water Resources

I am a lake ecologist with a particular interest in understanding how external stressors and internal interactions affect the structure and function…

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Ellie Mackay

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Water Resources

I am a freshwater ecologist with an interest in the collection and use of long term and high frequency data to answer critical questions about how…

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Cristina Martin Hernandez

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

Research Associate in information systems and a data analyst. Manage, develop and maintain websites such as APIS, SCAIL and UK Critical Loads and…

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Anthea Milnes

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I am the Head of Communications and Engagement at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.

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Thomas Mondain-Monval

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Biodiversity

I am an ecologist interested in changes in the behaviours, movements and distributions of species due to climate change. I am particularly interested…

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Simon Oakley

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Soils & Land Use

I investigate the effects of climate and land use change on plant-soil biogeochemical processes in terrestrial ecosystems, delivering research to…

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Oliver L. Pescott

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Biodiversity

I'm a plant ecologist and botanist with a strong interest in statistics, meta-science, and communicating uncertainty. A lot of my work at UKCEH…

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Stefan Reis

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

My work focuses on the integrated modelling and assessment of impacts of air pollution and climate change on human health and ecosystems.

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Susannah Rennie

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I have over 20 years of experience in environmental data management - the main focus of my work has been on developing information management systems…

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Eftathios Reppas Chrysovitsinos

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

I am an environmental engineer with a PhD in Applied Environmental Science. At the moment, I am working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at…

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James Robinson

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

My research aims to understand how climate changes are impacting tropical ecosystems and fisheries, and to understand how fish can continue to…

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Clare Rowland

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Soils & Land Use

I am an Earth Observation Scientist. I use satellite data to produce maps of land cover, land cover change and plant biophysical variables. My work…

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Ali Rudd

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

Ali is a Hydrological Modeller at the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. She has experience in the application and evaluation of national-scale…

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Maria Salama

Member (Staff)
LU - School of Computing and Communications

Maria Salama is a senior research associate at Data Science of the Natural Environment (DSNE) research project.

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Janice Scheffler

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I am a chemistry climate modeller turned air pollution modeller and have experience in meteorology, atmospheric modelling, data processing and…

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Paul Scholefield

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Soils & Land Use

My research interests examine the impact of environmental change and disturbance on terrestrial ecosystems , focusing on the interaction between the…

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Rod Scott

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I am a software engineer developing data systems and data visualisations

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Kevin Sene

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

I’m an Honorary Researcher at LEC where my interest is in using statistical tools to help understand complex hydrological systems to inform the…

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Barry Simons

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

LEC Business Partnerships Manager
I have over 20 years experience working in environmental and sustainability policy and strategy including…

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Andrew Singer

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I'm an environmental microbiologist with an interest in pollution, it's impact on the environment, AMR selection, and human health

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Joshua Talib

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

After completing my PhD titled "what determines the location and intensity of the Intertropical Convergence Zone" at the University of…

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Yuk Tang

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I am an atmospheric scientist with expertise in the development and application of low-cost and innovative air sampling methods for the monitoring of…

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Sam Tomlinson

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

Spatial Data Analyst, primarily in the field of emissions and atmospheric transport.

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Michael Tso

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Pollution

I am a hydrologist and geophysicist by background with specific interests in the impacts of soil moisture and contaminant transport. I also have an…

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Wlodek Tych

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

My main interest and background is in developing methods and tools for time series analysis and, in general, analysis of uncertain dynamic and non-…

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Oliver Wild

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

My research interests are in atmospheric composition, chemistry and transport, and in understanding how natural and anthropogenic emissions of trace…

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Megan Williams

Member (Staff)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

I work as a Research Associate / Spatial Data Analyst within the Emissions Sources, Sinks and Solutions group at the UK Centre for Ecology and…

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Gabriel Yesuf

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

I am an interdisciplinary environmental scientist and modeler. My research interest aims to provide evidence-based assessment of environmental change…

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Peter Young

Member (Staff)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

Retired Professor Emeritus but continuing with research and development, mainly on data-based mechanistic (DBM) modelling , forecasting and control…

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Matt Amos

Member (Student)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

I use new techniques to make better use of climate model ensembles, particularly focussing on atmospheric composition. Currently I'm working on…

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James Boon

Member (Student)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

James is an ENVISION DTP NERC funded PhD student based at the University of Nottingham, supervised by Dr Richard Field (University of Nottingham), Dr…

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Dan Clarkson

Member (Student)
LU - School of Mathematics and Statistics

I'm a PhD student at Lancaster in the Mathematics and Statistics department. My research focuses on developing spatial extreme value methodology…

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Carol Diffenthal

Member (Student)
UKCEH - Hydro-Climate Risks

Science Area Coordinator for Hydro-Climate Risks

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Cristine Rauber Oliveira

Member (Student)
LU - School of Mathematics and Statistics

I am currently a Stats PhD student working on statistical modelling of space weather extremes.

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Andrew Slater

Member (Student)
LU - Lancaster Environment Centre

1st year PhD student - Sequencing to Satellites: integrating biodiversity surveys across scales.
I will be learning Occupancy and Joint…

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Galina Toteva

Member (Student)
UKCEH - Atmospheric Chemistry & Effects

Galina is a PhD researcher at the Edinburgh site of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. Her focus is on the relationship between increased nitrogen…

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Kate Wright

Member (Student)
LU - School of Computing and Communications

I am a PhD student looking at understanding how stakeholders derive valid and actionable decisions from data science in the face of uncertainty.

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Associated Projects

4D Antarctica

Ice sheets are a key component of the Earth system, with the water generated by ice melting impacting upon global sea level rise, ocean and ice dynamics, and biogeochemical processes. Significant…

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DSNE: Data Science of the Natural Environment

In DSNE, we will develop a data science of the natural environment, deploying modern machine learning and statistical techniques to enable better informed decision-making as our climate changes.…

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