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[Met-jobs] PhD on mapping environmental hazards using social media

From "Mittermaier, Marion" <>
To "''" <>, "''" <>
Cc "'Williams, Hywel'" <>
Date Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:02:33 +0000


The University of Exeter has an exciting PhD project which explores the interface between the natural and social sciences, using the human response to hazards and impacts through social media, to map their occurrence for more scientific purposes. The Met Office is in the business of issuing warnings of hazards and related impacts using a likelihood-severity classification ( The Met Office is also part of the Natural Hazards Partnership ( Whilst this is not a Met Office CASE studentship close collaboration between the Met Office and the University of Exeter is anticipated.


For further info on the project see:





Dr Marion Mittermaier        Manager: Model Diagnostics and Novel Methods


Met Office FitzRoy Road Exeter EX1 3PB United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1392 884830    Fax: +44 1392 885631



I am also the co-chair of the WMO WWRP/WGNE Joint Working Group for Forecast Verification Research


You can now follow our science on Twitter: @MetOffice_Sci


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