Dick Dee

Deputy Head of C3S/ Head of C3S Development Section
Copernicus Department, C3S Section, Reanalysis Group

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Dick is an expert in data assimilation and reanalysis. He led the production of the ERA-Interim reanalysis and was responsible for developing the ERA-CLIM and ERA-CLIM2 projects. His current role is to help manage the implementation of the Copernicus Climate Change Service at ECMWF.

Professional interests: 
  • Climate reanalysis
  • Earth observations
  • Climate services development
  • Data assimilation
  • Programme management
Career background: 
  • PhD in Applied Mathematics, New York University (1983)
  • Associate Professor, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (1983-1986)
  • Research Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York (1986-1989)
  • Research Scientist, Delft Hydraulics (1989-1995)
  • Physical Scientist, Global Modeling and Data Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard (1995-2005)
  • Reanalysis Scientist, Head of Section, ECMWF (2005-2015)
  • Deputy Head, Copernicus Climate Change Service, ECMWF (2015-present)

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Contact Details:
dick . deeecmwf . int
Tel. +44 (0) 118 9499352