Richard Bassett

Senior Research Associate

Research Overview

Richard joined the Lancaster Environment Centre in 2017 as an environmental modeller working on the Models in the Cloud project. Richard has a background in urban climate, specialising on the quantification of urban heat advection using a combination of observational and modelling techniques.

The Effects of Heat Advection on UK Weather and Climate Observations in the Vicinity of Small Urbanized Areas
Bassett, R., Cai, X., Chapman, L., Heaviside, C., Thornes, J. 10/2017 In: Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 165, 1, p. 181-196. 16 p.
Journal article

Data-driven decisions for flood risk management
Edwards, E.R., Mullagh, L., Towe, R.P., Nundloll, V., Dean, C., Dean, G., Simm, W.A., Samreen, F., Bassett, R., Blair, G.S. 6/09/2017 In: Data for Policy 2017. Data for Policy 6 p.
Conference contribution

Methodology to separate urban from regional heat advection by use of the Weather Research and Forecasting mesoscale model
Bassett, R., Cai, X., Chapman, L., Heaviside, C., Thornes, J. 18/04/2017 In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 143, 705, p. 2016-2024. 9 p.
Journal article

Observations of urban heat island advection from a high-density monitoring network
Bassett, R., Cai, X., Chapman, L., Heaviside, C., Thornes, J., Muller, C., Young, D., Warren, E. 07/2016 In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 142, 699 Part B, p. 2434-2441. 8 p.
Journal article