Our team comprises climate modellers, statisticians and impacts specialists from the universities of Leeds, Exeter, Edinburgh, Reading, Liverpool, Newcastle and Oxford, as well as from the London School of Economics and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory. Click on the names and workpackages to find out more.
The roles of the investigators in the workpackages is shown below, with names in bold indicating principal responsibility for guiding the work of the PDRAs of the seven institutions. The Principal Investigator for the project is Andy Challinor. A list of the appointed PDRAs is also shown below.
Project management is overseen by the Executive Board, comprising the seven workpackage leaders, Met Office Hadley Centre project partner, Peter Stott, and Sarah Collinge, the NERC representative.
The Advisory Group monitors progress and provides expert advice throughout the project, and it comprises John Rees (NERC Natural Hazards theme leader); Rowan Sutton (Director of NCAS Climate); Reto Knutti, Peter Jan van Leeuwen and Paul Samuels (mentors at the event where EQUIP was conceived); Keith Beven (sandpit participant); Peter Challenor (RCUK MUCM project) and Roger Street (UKCIP).
Emma Suckling - London School of Economics, WP1 (Designing informative forecast systems).
Tom Fricker - University of Exeter, WP2 (Evaluating forecast systems)http://emps.exeter.ac.uk/mathematics-computer-science/staff/tf242
William Ingram - University of Oxford, WP4 (Implementation of forecast systems) http://www.ox.ac.uk/applications/contact_search/display_unit.rm?unit=atmos
James Watson – University of Leeds, WP5 (Crops case studies) http://homepages.see.leeds.ac.uk/~scsjrw/
Helen Hanlon - University of Edinburgh, WP6 (Droughts and heatwaves) http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/geosciences/people?indv=2480&cw_xml=person.html
Momme Butenschon – Plymouth Marine Laboratory, WP7 (Marine Ecosystems).