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Met Office Co-Chair in Climate Hazards, University of Bristol

Dann Mitchell is a NERC fellow and Associate Professor in atmospheric science at the University of Bristol. He is the Met Office co-chair in climate hazards, co-lead of the Cabot Institute for the Environment ‘Natural Hazards and Risk’ theme, and the head of the Climate Dynamics group. He moved to Bristol in 2017 after a five-year research post in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford.

Since completing his PhD in 2011 in the world-famous meteorology department of the University of Reading, Mitchell has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers, with a strong focus on climate extremes, hazards, and impacts; especially related to health.

He is co-founder and coordinator of the Half a Degree additional warming, Prognosis and Projected Impacts (HAPPI) consortium, which is aimed at understanding climate variability under the Paris Agreement climate goals.

Experience

  • –present
    Met Office Co-Chair in Climate Hazards, University of Bristol

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Reading, PhD/Meteorology