Dr Richard Keane

Dr Richard Keane


  • 2005-2007 UK Government Scientist.
  • 2007-2010 Postdoc in Meteorology, University of Reading
  • 2010-2013 Postdoc in Meteorology, LMU Muenchen.
  • 2013-2016 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Deutscher Wetterdienst (Vorhersagbarkeit und Verifikation).
  • 2016- Senior Scientist, UK Met Office (Model evaluation and diagnostics). Based in ICAS, Leeds.
  • 2017- Science Domain Expert in Atmospheric Dynamics, CEMAC, University of Leeds.


Research interests

  • Atmospheric convection
  • Indian Monsoon
  • Probabilistic NWP and forecast verification
  • Stochastic parameterisation of convection
  • Global model evaluation
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  • MPhys, Physics, University of Oxford
  • DPhil, Physics (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics), University of Oxford

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society

Research groups and institutes

  • Atmospheric and Cloud Dynamics
  • Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science