James Murphy

Murphy is the head of climate prediction at the Met Office, the official center for climate change research in Britain. There, he leads more than 20 scientists who work on ensemble climate prediction, climate scenario development, and regional climate modeling. His expertise is in predicting and understanding large-scale response to human-induced climate change and detailed changes at a regional level. He was a lead author on chapter 10 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fourth Assessment Report; he also coordinates the development of the multi-model ensemble climate prediction system ENSEMBLES, a large European Union research project.