University of Reading experts contribute to success of BBC's Wild Weather Week.
Release Date 21 September 2010
Experts from the University of Reading's world renowned Department of Meteorology have been answering questions about extreme weather for the BBC's ‘Wild Weather Week'.
Reading academics have provided expert comment for radio and television including BBC London's Climate in the City. Professor Giles Harrison, Dr Keri Nicoll, Dr Janet Barlow and Dr Roger Brugge discussed volcanic ash, London's heat, and computer modelling to predict the weather. Watch the programme here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tys18
Professor Anthony Illingworth appeared on Wild Weather of the South to talk about understanding and predicting storms and last winter's extreme snowfall. Watch the interview here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tylw1 (23mins into the programme)
Reading's Department of Meteorology is internationally renowned for its excellent teaching and research in atmospheric, oceanic and climate science. The University is also home to the Walker Institute, a world-leading multi-disciplinary climate research centre.
University of Reading experts are available for interview on a broad range of subjects. Contact James Barr, Press Officer, for more details. tel. 0118 378 7115