I am a climate scientists with particular research interests in

  • The role of mineral dust aerosols in the climate system
  • Climate change impacts on hydrological systems
  • Variability in the tropical climate system


Recent Research Grants

  • The Saharan Climate system ('Fennec'), NERC Consortium, 2010-2014
  • Global-scale impacts of climate change: an integrated multi-sectoral assessment (QUEST-GSI), NERC QUEST Theme III, 2007-9
  • Simulating potential future threats to biodiversity of the Okavango Delta, Botswana (ACCORD), Defra Darwin Initiative, 2005-9
  • African climate change report, Defra/DfID, 2004
  • The Bodélé Dust Experiment (BoDEx 2005), RGS, NERC, 2004-5
  • Regional Climate Modelling in Uganda: Capacity building, WCRP START, 2004-5
  • Assessing regional climate signals from d18O diatom records in annually laminated lake sediments, NERC small grant, 2003-6
  • Water and Ecosystem Resources in Regional Development (WERRD), EU FP5 INCO-DEV, 2002-5
  • Development of techniques for monitoring and prediction of Quelea bird infestations in Southern Africa, DfID, 2002