Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

James Mollard

Research interests:

Climate Modelling
Climate Science
Impact of Climate Change
Aerosol Modelling

Career history:

2009 – 2013: University of Edinburgh – BSc Geophysics and Meteorology
2013 – 2017: University of Reading – PhD in Atmospheric Sciences (Title: Improving the simulation of carbonaceous aerosol in HadGEM3-UKCA)
May 2017 – May 2021: Department of Meteorology, University of Reading – Postdoctoral Research Scientist
May 2021 – Current: School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh – Postdoctoral Research Associate

Active research projects:

Children’s Climate Risk Index (CCRI) project: Providing the first comprehensive view of children’s exposure and vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

Tomorrow’s Cities project: Working globally to bring multi-hazard disaster risk management to the centre of urban policy and practice.

Recent publications:

Rees, N., Barkhof, M., Burdziej, J., Lee, S., Riley, H., Hutchison, A., … & Wilkinson, T. (2021). The climate crisis is a child rights crisis: Introducing The Children’s Climate Risk Index.
Mulcahy, J. P., Johnson, C., Jones, C. G., Povey, A. C., Scott, C. E., Sellar, A., Turnock, S. T., Woodhouse, M. T., Abraham, N. L., Andrews, M. B., Bellouin, N., et al. Description and evaluation of aerosol in UKESM1 and HadGEM3-GC3.1 CMIP6 historical simulations, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 6383–6423, (2020)
Merchant CJ, Block T, Corlett GK, Embury O, Mittaz JP, Mollard JD. Harmonization of space-borne infra-red sensors measuring sea surface temperature. Remote Sensing. (2020) Jan;12(6):1048.
Yoshioka, M., et al. "Ensembles of global climate model variants designed for the quantification and constraint of uncertainty in aerosols and their radiative forcing." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 11 (2019): 3728-3754.
Mollard, J.D.P. Improving the simulation of carbonaceous aerosol in HadGEM3-UKCA (2017) Doctoral dissertation, University of Reading.

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