School of Earth and Environment

Luis Garcia-Carreras Dr Luis Garcia-Carreras

Research Fellow

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 34931
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Room: 11.121

Affiliation: Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science

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PhD in Atmospheric Science, 'Atmospheric Dynamics and Convection over Heterogeneous Vegetation', 2011, University of Leeds.

MPhys in Physics, 2007, Warwick University.

Research Interests

  • The representation of tropical convection and clouds in weather and climate models.
  • Impacts of land-surface changes on clouds and rainfall.
  • The effect of atmospheric model biases on simulations of climate impacts.
  • Boundary layer dynamics in desert and tropical environments.
  • The large-scale West African monsoon and Saharan heat low.