Christopher Roberts

Senior Scientist
Research Department, Earth System Predictability Section

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Summary: 

Chris Roberts is a scientist in the Earth System Predictability Section of the Research Department. Chris is interested in the role of the oceans in climate variability and predictability and is currently working on the development of coupled climate configurations of the IFS for the PRIMAVERA and HighResMIP projects.

Professional interests: 
  • Coupled Earth System Modelling
  • Ocean modelling and ocean observations
  • The role of the oceans in climate variability and predictability
Career background: 
  • 2016-present, Scientist, Earth System Predictability Section, ECMWF.
  • 2013-present, Senior Scientist, Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, UK.
  • 2014, Visiting Research Scientist, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.
  • 2010-2013, Scientist, Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, UK.
  • 2009, NERC fellow, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), Westminster, UK.
  • 2008, Visiting Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), New York, USA.

Education

  • 2006-2010, PhD, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  • 2005-2006, MSci in Natural Sciences, King's College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  • 2002-2005, BA in Natural Sciences (Physical tripos), King's College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Publications
Contact Details:
christopher . robertsecmwf . int