Douglas J. Parker
Professor Douglas Parker is a Meteorologist at the UK National Centre for Atmospheri cScience in the University of Leeds, also holding an adjoint position at NORCE-Climate in Bergen.
Professor Douglas Parker has studied African weather and climate since 1998, contributing to the improvement in operational weather predictions and making these predictions more relevant to society.
He played a leading role in the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) and led GCRF African SWIFT (2017-2022). His work formed a significant part of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize awarded to the University of Leeds in 2021.