Imperial College London

Professor Joanna D. Haigh

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Distinguished Research Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 7770j.haigh Website




Mr Luke Kratzmann +44 (0)20 7594 7770




Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Coordinator of NERC Consortium SOLCLI, 2006

Coordinator of EC FP5 SOLICE Project, 2000 - 2004

Guest Lectures

Royal Astronomical Society, London, 2010

Eddy Symposium, Aspen Colorado, 2010

Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, 2010

SCOSTEP, Berlin, 2010

SORCE, Colorado, 2010

Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Geneva, 2010

NERC Geoengineering Workshop, Cambridge, 2010

IAMAS, Montreal, 2009

American Geophysical Union, Toronto, 2009

Middle Atmosphere (Plumbfest), New York, USA, 2008

Leverhulme Climate Symposium, Cambridge, 2008

Monsignor De Brun Lecture, University of Galway, 2007

Sir William Hunter McCrea Lecture, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, 2007

SCOSTEP CAWSES, Kyoto, Japan, 2007

PMOD Celebration, Davos, Switzerland, 2007

SCOSTEP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2006

Research Staff











Research Student Supervision

Bantges,R, Cirrus cloud radiative properties in the thermal infrared

Cheung,J, A study of stratosphere-troposphere coupling in a aquaplanet model

Evans,S, Cloud microphysical properties from ATSR-2 data

Flint,A, Model sensitivities and stratosphere-troposphere interactions

Flowerdew,R, Atmospheric correction of ATSR-2 visible and near-infrared data over land

Ibbotson,S, Solar and atmospheric variability

Land,P, Cloud classification on Saturn using Voyager images

Larkin,A, The impact of solar variability on climate

McCabe,S, Optical properties of cloud using ground-based radiometry

Osborne,D, Streamline persistence and its effects on turbulent dispersion

Rodriguez de Leon,R, A parameterization of the infrared properties of cirrus clouds for climate models

Roy,I, Solar signals in sea level pressure and sea surface temperature

Russell,I, Radiative heating and the stability of the wintertime polar stratosphere

Russell,J, The extraction of cloud height, temperature and infrared opacity from ATSR data

Simpson,I, Solar influence on stratosphere-troposphere dynamical coupling

Smith,C, The radiative effects of observed trends in stratospheric water vapour

Trasi,N, A finite element-spherical harmonics model applied to radiative transfer in inhomogeneous clouds

Vlachogiannis,D, Solar variability and stratospheric ozone

Zhong,W, Parametrisation of radiative transfer in general circulation models