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ECMWF symposium for Adrian Simmons

8 December, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A Symposium for Adrian Simmons, ECMWF, Shinfield Road, Reading

Former University of Reading meteorologist and Visiting Professor, Adrian Simmons, is being honoured with a research symposium as he retires from his current role at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts this year.

Adrian has, over several years, contributed to numerical weather prediction and climate science in fields ranging from dynamic meteorology and numerical models to atmospheric composition and climate science.

Speakers at the symposium will cover topics such as Adrian’s early academic career (Brian Hoskins) as well as his contributions to numerical aspects and the spectral model (Michel Jarraud); supercomputing (Walter Zwieflhofer); data assimilation (Florence Rabier); climate reanalysis (David Burridge); the Global Climate Observing System (Carolin Richter) and the GEMS and MACC atmospheric composition projects (Vincent-Henri Peuch). The symposium will start at 14:00 and will be followed by a drinks reception at 17:30.

For further information and to register, please visit the symposium webpage:


The symposium will be live streamed and access details will be available on the event page from 20 November.


8 December, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Shinfield Park
Reading, RG2 9AX
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