This course features leading experts from across the spectrum of atmospheric science

Dr Rosemary Munro
Atmospheric Composition Mission Scientist/ Lead Educator

Rosemary has worked for EUMETSAT since 1999, working as the GOME-2/Ozone/UV Mission Scientist. As an Atmospheric Composition Mission Scientist, Rosemary provides scientific support to all EUMETSAT activities related to atmospheric composition.

Dr Helen Czerski
Presenter / Physicist and Oceanographer

Physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster, based at UCL. Presenter of the Monitoring Atmospheric Composition MOOC.

Dr Mark Parrington
Senior Scientist / Lead Educator

A senior scientist in the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) Development Section at ECMWF working on wildfire emissions, and emissions from anthropogenic and natural sources, and their influence on global atmospheric composition.

Dr Melanie Ades
CAMS Development Section Scientist

Melanie is a Scientist at ECMWF. She is part of the team which monitors and improves the impact of current satellite instruments and evaluates the use of new instruments, such as those from the European Sentinel missions.

Dr Anna Agusti-Panareda

Anna is a Researcher at ECMWF. She is currently working on modelling atmospheric CO2 and CH4. Her focus is around Greenhouse Gas modelling.

Dr Maria Dolores Andrés Hernández
Coordinator of EMeRGe Project and Senior Scientist at University of Bremen

A Senior Scientist at the University of Bremen, Coordinator of the EMeRGe Project, and part of the TROLAS: Tropospheric Radical Observations and Laser Absorption Spectroscopy group there.

Professor John Burrows
Professor of the Physics of the Ocean and Atmosphere

John is Professor of the Physics of the Ocean and Atmosphere and Director of the Institutes of Environmental Physics and Remote Sensing at the University of Bremen. He is also a Fellow of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), which is a part of NERC.

Dr Martyn Chipperfield
Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry

Martyn Chipperfield is an Atmospheric Scientist within the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS).

Dr Hannah Clark
Post-Doc Researcher

Hannah is a Researcher at the Laboratoire d'Aérologie in the Atmospheric Chemistry Processes Trends Team. She works on the IAGOS project and its involvement in CAMS.

Dr Philippe Cocquerez
Engineer of Stratospheric Balloons

Philippe is an Engineer of Stratospheric Balloons at CNES. He was the project lead for the Concordiasi campaign where 19 stratospheric balloons designed by CNES were released in the Antarctic Polar Vortex in September and October 2010.

Dr Richard Engelen
Deputy Head of CAMS

Richard Engelen is Deputy Head of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) at ECMWF. He also leads the CAMS Development section in the Copernicus Department.

Dr Mauro Facchini
Head of Unit Copernicus Services

Mauro Facchini is the Head of the Copernicus Unit within the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.

Dr Johannes Flemming
Principal Scientist

Dr Flemming is a Principal Scientist in the development section of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) at ECMWF. His role is to coordinate the development of components on atmospheric composition in the Integrated Forecasting System (IFS) that are used for CAMS.

Dr David Green
Deputy Air Quality Monitoring Manager

David is the Deputy Air Quality Monitoring Manager at King’s College London. His research is focused on particulate matter measurements used to assess concentrations for statutory regulation.

Dr Janne Hakkarainen
Senior Research Scientist

Janne currently serves as a Senior Research Scientist at Greenhouse Gases and Satellite Methods Group in Earth Observation Research Division at FMI. He is an applied mathematician who works with space-based greenhouse gas data for figuring out anthropogenic GHG emission areas.

Dr Seppo Hassinen
Senior Research Scientist

Seppo is a Senior Research Scientist at FMI. He is also the Project Manager for the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Atmospheric Chemistry Monitoring project.

Dr Kenneth Holmlund
Chief Scientist

Ken is a Chief Scientist at EUMETSAT

Dr Iolanda Ialongo
Post-Doc Researcher

Iolanda is a Post-Doc Researcher at FMI. Her expertise is in OMI (Ozone Monitoring Instrument) scientific applications; Solar UV radiation, Ozone, NO2 and SO2.

Pirjo Jantunen
Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

Pirjo is the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at Helen, which is a Finnish oil and energy company. She is an environmental professional with more than eight years of work experience in the energy industry.

Dr Annette Ladstaetter Weissenmayer
Scientist of the Physics of the Ocean and Atmosphere

Annette specialises in Chemistry and Physics of the Atmosphere at the University of Bremen

Dr Mark Higgins
Training Manager

Mark is Training Manager at EUMETSAT, and an Educator and Meteorologist. He is on the management group of the WMO CGMS VLab, the executive board of COMET and the chair of COCOM.

Dr Ruediger Lang
Atmospheric Composition Calibration and Instrument Team Leader

Ruediger is an Atmospheric Composition Product Expert (GOME-2). He currently works at the Remote Sensing and Products Division, EUMETSAT

Dr Rosie Leigh
NCEO Centre and Engagement Manager

Rosie is the Centre and Engagement Manager at NCEO. Recent public engagement projects she has worked on include ‘EO Detective’ and the ‘Climate Communication Project’ which is a collaboration between academics and practitioners working on public engagement with climate change.

Ian Lisk
Head of Environmental Hazards and Partnerships

Ian is Head of Environmental Hazards and Partnerships at the Met Office. He is also Chair of UK Natural Hazards Partnership (NHP), and Vice-president of WMO Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology (CAeM).

Antonio Mariano
Console Operator

Antonio is the Console Operator working in the control room at ECMWF

Professor Paul Monks
Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Earth Observation Science

Professor Paul Monks is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Leicester. In this role he has over-all strategic and operational responsibility for the College and is a member of University Leadership Team.

Dr Philippe Nedelec
Research Engineer

Philippe is a Research Engineer and Head of the MOZAIC-IAGOS technical team since 2003.

Dr Vincent-Henri Peuch
Head of CAMS

Vincent-Henri Peuch is Head of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) and Deputy Director of the Copernicus Department at ECMWF

Dr Philippe Hereil
VAAC Manager

He is Director of the Metrological Services at Meteo France, and works on the VAAC project.

Dr Bruno Piguet
Deputy Head of the Altitude Observation Department

Bruno has been Deputy Head of the Altitude Observation Department since January 2018. He has worked at Meteo France since 1989, and has previously held positions such as Head of Data Processing Team, and Research Engineer.

Dr Matthieu Plu
Head of PLASMA Research Team

Matthieu is Head of GMGEC/PLASMA Research Team at Meteo France. He specialises in Pollution of the Atmosphere: Surface, Modelling and Assimilation Research.

Professor John Remedios
Head and Professor of Earth Observation Science

John is Head and Professor of Earth Observation Science (EOS), Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester. He has been the Director of the National Centre for Earth Observation since 1st October 2014.

Dr Andreas Richter
Senior Scientist

Andreas is currently a senior scientist at the University of Bremen. He specialises in Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (DOAS).

Dr Frederic Thoumieux
Scientist - Scientific Ballooning

Frederic works in Scientific Ballooning at CNES.

Dr Valerie Thouret

Valerie leads IAGOS programme and is a Researcher at CNRS and University Paul Sabatier.

Dr Folkard Wittrock
Senior Scientist

Folkard is a Senior Scientist in the DOAS group at the University of Bremen.

Professor Martin Wooster
Professor of Earth Observation Science King’s College London

Professor of Earth Observation Science in the Department of Geography, King’s College London, and a Divisional Director of the NERC National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO).

Dr Tianran Zhang
Research Associate

Tianran is a Researcher at Kings College London. She is a member of the Earth and Environmental Dynamics research group.

Dr Martin Adams
Air Pollution, Transport and Noise Group Lead

Martin Adams leads the Air Pollution, Transport and Noise group at the European Environment Agency (EEA).

Dr Jochen Grandell
Atmospheric and Imagery Applications Manager 

Atmospheric and Imagery Applications Manager at EUMETSAT. His focus is on the current operational imagery products, as well as on the preparation for future missions and products, such as the Lightning Imager on-board MTG.