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Dr Peter Watson

Dr Peter Watson

Dr Peter Watson
MPhys, DPhil

Research Fellow and Proleptic Lecturer

Office B.2S
School of Geographical Sciences,
University Road, Clifton BS8 1SS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 7351

Biography

The main focus of my work is understanding the risks posed to society by extreme climatic events and how these are being affected by climate change. In particular, I work on producing, verifying and applying physically-based simulations of the atmosphere or climate and focus on understanding extreme atmospheric weather systems. I am especially interested in developing methods to properly quantify uncertainty in our projections of future risks of extreme climatic events, to ensure that they are reliable and help us prepare for the potential hazards we will face. One of my partnerships is with climateprediction.net, who use distributed computing ...

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