School of Earth and Environment

Christopher Kelly Christopher Kelly

Postgraduate Researcher

Email address: eecwk@leeds.ac.uk
Room: 10.126

Affiliation: Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science

Qualifications

BSc Physics with Astrophysics, University of Exeter, 2016

Project details

Project title

Solar and space weather impacts on atmospheric chemistry and connections to surface weather and climate.

Supervisors

Professor Martyn Chipperfield, Professor John Plane, and Dr Wuhu Feng

Funding

NERC/Met Office CASE studentship

Start date

1 October 2016

Project outline

To add the neutral and ion chemistry scheme of the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) to the Met Office Unified Model (UM). Then explore the impact of the 11-year solar cycle and space weather events on stratospheric ozone, and investigate how this affects tropospheric climate.