Mr Ross Castle
Telephone: 01392 725280
Extension: (Streatham) 5280
I am a PhD student interested in the general circulation of planetary atmospheres, most specifically Earth’s upper troposphere and how it will change with global warming. I work mainly with Isca, a numerical modelling framework developed here by CGAFD.
I am also interested in atmospheric gravity waves and their parameterisations in GCMs, including implementing schemes for convective and orographic gravity waves in Isca.
An intriguing question in climate modelling I am working on is this: Is whether it is necessary to include a well resolved stratosphere and gravity wave drag parameterisation when investigating jet shifts in future climates?
My supervisors are Prof. Geoffrey Vallis and Prof. John Thuburn.
I am grateful to the University of Exeter for funding my PhD.