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Research interests

My main research interest is applying statistical methods to problems in atmospheric science. 

I aim to quantify characterists of emissions sources, such as their location and the size of the emissions, using atmospheric measurements. The emissions are generally non-CO2 greenhouse gases, such as methane, and ozone depleting substances. In addition I also take an interest in airborne hazards, such as following a nuclear incident or volcanic eruption. 

I have a general interest in the detection and quantification of atmospheric gases, clouds and aerosols in the context of climate, stratospheric ozone and hazards, and the wider application of statistical methods in geosciences.

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Cabot Institute Environmental Change Research
  • Cabot Institute Natural Hazards and Disasters Research

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Research Output

  • 8 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Letter (Academic Journal)

Bayesian spatiotemporal inference of trace gas emissions using an integrated nested Laplacian approximation and Gaussian Markov random fields

Western, L. M., Sha, Z., Rigby, M., Ganesan, A., Manning, A. J., Stanley, K. M., O'Doherty, S., Young, T. D. S. & Rougier, J., 28 Apr 2020, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 13, p. 2095–2107 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    Evaluating nonlinear maximum likelihood optimal estimation uncertainty in cloud and aerosol remote sensing

    Western, L. M., Rougier, J., Watson, I. M. & Francis, P., 4 May 2020, In : Atmospheric Science Letters. 6 p., e980.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 31 Downloads (Pure)

    Source estimation of an unexpected release of Ruthenium-106 in 2017 using an inverse modelling approach

    Western, L. M., Millington, S. C., Benfield-Dexter, A. & Witham, C. S., 19 May 2020, In : Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 220-221, 106304.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)