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[Met-jobs] Postdoc position in aerosol group, Reading, UK

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:33:33 +0000

Main duties and responsibilities
The post holder will: perform simulations with a Large Eddy Simulation (LES 
model) on domains spanning a few tens of kilometres incorporating descriptions 
of aerosol properties measured on board the Natural Environment Research 
Council (NERC) Facility for Airborne Atmosphere Measurements BAe-146 aircraft 
during the SAMBBA (South American Biomass Burning Aerosol) campaign in 
September 2012; compare these results with previous studies; publish results in 
peer reviewed international literature; attend and present results at project 
meetings. The successful candidate will also work with another postdoctoral 
research assistant at Reading to compare the effect of the biomass burning 
aerosol in the LES model and a general circulation model. The position forms 
part of a large NERC funded research project between the University of 
Manchester, the University of Exeter, the University of Leeds, the University 
of York, the University of East Anglia, Kings College London, the Met Office 
and institutions in Brazil aiming to better understand and predict the effect 
of biomass burning aerosol on weather and climate.

Please see the attachment for full details.

Attachment: SAMBBA_RS14004.pdf
Description: SAMBBA_RS14004.pdf



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