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Richard is an atmospheric scientist at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences with a research focus on climate impacts from land-use change. He is working on the CIDAR project exploring deforestation impacts on rainfall in the Amazon Rainforest.

Research includes:

  • Application of data science methods to complex datasets.
  • Internal model variability within regional climate models.
  • Disentangling changes to urban heat island intensities over time; urbanisation versus background climate drivers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Areas of expertise

  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • GB Physical geography


  • Atmospheric Science
  • Meteorology
  • Land-use change


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