Director of Research

Phil Jones Professor Phil Jones
Instrumental climate change, paleoclimatology

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Academic Staff

Manoj Joshi Dr Manoj Joshi
Senior lecturer in Climate Dynamics: climate forcing and response, stratosphere and climate, planetary climates

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Tim Osborn Professor Tim Osborn
Professor in Climate Science: climate observations, climate modelling, climate variability, climate/weather extremes, palaeoclimate, future climate scenarios

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Emiritus Professor

Keith Briffa

Professor Keith Briffa
Dendroclimatology, palaeoclimate and recent climate change

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Research Manager

Clare Goodess

Dr Clare Goodess
Also Senior Research Associate: regional climate change and projections, extremes

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Research Staff

Maureen Agnew Dr Maureen Agnew
Climate variability and change: vulnerability, impacts and adaptation

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Richard Cornes Dr Richard Cornes
Developing series of pressure records from early meteorological data: extending the North Atlantic Oscillation time series

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Colin Harpham Dr Colin Harpham
Downscaling precipitation using statistical models and artificial neural networks, stochastic weather generators

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Harry Harris Mr Ian (Harry) Harris
Dendroclimatology, climate scenario development, data manipulation and visualisation, programming

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David Lister Mr David Lister
Meteorological time-series throughout the instrumental period. Climatic variability and its effects

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Tom Melvin Dr Tom Melvin
Historical growth rates and changing climate sensitivity of boreal conifers

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Dr Craig Wallace
Modulation of the seasonal cycle by climate change

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Support Staff

Alan Ovenden Mr Alan Ovenden
CRU Librarian (Hon)
Mike Salmon Mr Mike Salmon
ISD Research Computing Services

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Postgraduate Students

Chris May Mr Chris May

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Ms Amee O'Callaghan
Atmosphere and ocean dynamics with particular focus on stratosphere-ocean interactions
Markus Rau Mr Marukus Rau
Circulation patterns, extreme precipitation events 
Guangzhi Xu Mr Guangzhi Xu 
Tropical hydrological cycle and water budget

Visiting Fellows 




Dr Nick Brooks
Manola Brunet Professor Manola Brunet
Climatic data archaeology and analysis of climate variability and change
Ed Cook Dr Ed Cook
Dendroclimatology. Director of LDEO tree-ring lab
Andrew Dlugolecki Dr Andrew Dlugolecki
Climate change and insurance

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Mr Chris Gooch
Statistics and extreme events
Mick Kelly Dr Mick Kelly
Causes of climatic change, instrumental climate change, climate change and sustainable development
John Kington Mr John Kington
Climatic change and historical climatology: member of the EURO-CLIMHIST team reconstructing past circulation patterns; author "Climate and Weather"
Sarah Raper Dr Sarah Raper
Climate modelling
Clive Wilkinson Dr Clive Wilkinson
RECLAIM project (RECovery of Logbooks And International Marine Data)

Associate Fellows

Mansour Almazroui Dr Mansour Almazroui
Identifying climatic patterns of Saudi Arabia using large scale circulation data and the influence of teleconnection indices on the local climate
Jonathan Barichivich

Dr Jonathan Barichivich
Vegetation-climate interactions, drought and ecosystem responses

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Astrid Ogilvie Dr Astrid Ogilvie
Historical climatology, Iceland




Dr Kathleen Pribyl
Fiona Williamson Dr Fiona Williamson
RECLAIM project (RECovery of Logbooks And International Marine Data)

Previous Directors

Trevor Davies Professor Trevor Davies
CRU Director 1993-1998. Climatology, climate variability, air pollution, composition of precipitation, snow and snowmelt, meteorology

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Hubert Lamb Professor Hubert Lamb (1913-1997)
CRU Director 1971-1977
Peter Liss Professor Peter Liss
CRU Acting Director 2009-2010

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Jean Palutikof Professor Jean Palutikof (CRU Visiting Fellow)
CRU Director 1998-2004. Director of NCCARF, Griffith University. Adapting to climate change in Australia: strategies and policy response

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Tom Wigley Professor Tom Wigley (CRU Visiting Fellow)
CRU Director 1978-1993. Honorary Professor ENV: Climate change, climate modelling (currently working with National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado)

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