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Prof Andy Morse Ph.D. (Physics)

Professor of Climate Impacts Geography and Planning

Research

Applications of climate data to health

climate applications, ensemble prediction systems, seasonal forecasts, uncertainty, business applications of climate data, disease models, malaria, boundary layer meteorology, turbulence, Africa, India, West African monsoon, meningitis, forests.

Research Group Membership
Research Grants

One Health Research Network for the Horn of Africa (HORN)

DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (BEIS) (UK)

October 2017 - December 2021

Impact of El Niño on malaria vector dynamics in Tanzania and Malawi: observation improvement and unleashing forecasting potential

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

April 2016 - December 2017

Development of a European multi-model Ensemble System for Seasonal to Interannual Prediction (DEMETER).

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

January 2000 - December 2002

Improving projections for the future of bluetongue and its vectors under scenarios of climate and environmental change

BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

March 2013 - March 2018

Predicting the effects of climate change on infectious diseases of animals

LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

October 2007 - March 2013

Enhancing the public understanding of epidemics: a pilot study in preparing and testing learning materials for school and college students and teachers.

WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

January 2004 - December 2004

African monsoon multidisciplinary analysis (AMMA).

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

January 2005 - December 2009

Ghana/Tanzania - UK Science Networking Scheme

ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

May 2008 - January 2009

Environmental application of NERC data

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

June 2013 - October 2013

End-to-end Quantification of Uncertainty for Impacts Prediction (EQUIP)

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

February 2010 - June 2013

IRSES - CLIMSEAS

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

June 2010 - November 2014

Risk assessment of the impact of climate change on human health and well-being

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

April 2009 - April 2012

African monsoon multidisciplinary analyses - UK (AMMA-UK).

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

January 2006 - February 2010

Quantifying Weather and Climate Impacts on Health in Developing Countries (QWeCI)

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

February 2010 - September 2013

Healthy Futures

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

January 2011 - December 2014

ENSEMBLE-based predictions of climate changes and their impacts (ENSEMBLES).

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

September 2004 - December 2009

Research Collaborations

Prof. Mike Begon

Internal

Rodent population dynamics and climate variablity controls

Prof. Matthew Baylis

Internal

Animal health and climate change. Leverhulme proposal submitted.

Dr. John Mitchell

External: The Met. Office

EU FP6 ENSEMBLES project

Prof. Ed Maltby

Internal

Climate variablity and water resources impacts on ecosystem services

Dr Ian Hastings

Internal

Malaria modelling work in Tanzania driven by seasonal forecasts

Dr. Phillip McCall

Internal

Vector borne diseases.

Dr. Madeleine Thomson

External: International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Collaboration on EU DEMETER and EU ENSEMBLES projects and through AMMA International project

Dr. Yves Brunet

External: INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine

Wind damage in forests GIP EcoFor project and previosu collaboration

Dr. Tim Palmer, FRS

External: European Centre for Medium Range Forecasting

Working on end-to-end integration of forecasts from ensemble prediction systems and the application to end user and impacts studies for both humanitarian and industrial/commercial benifit.

Dr. Barry Gardiner

External: Forest Research, Forestry Commission

NERC CASE Studentships and French GIP-EcoFor funded wind damge project