Neil I. Fox

Neil Fox


Director of Graduate Studies &
Natural Resources Graduate Coordinator - Soil, Environmental & Atmospheric Sciences

School of Natural Resources

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

The use of radar in the estimation and very short-period forecasting (nowcasting) of rainfall and drop-size distributions and their practical application. The representation of rainfall in models of runoff, soil detachment and stream flow and radar observation of storm and precipitation properties.

Educational background

  • Post-graduate certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 2001, University of Salford
  • Ph.D. 1998, University of Salford, Atmospheric Science
  • M.Phil. 1995, University of Reading, Meteorology
  • B.Sc. 1988, University of Manchester, Physics

Courses taught

  • ATMSC 2720: Weather Briefing
  • ATMSC 4350: Mesoscale Meteorology and Dynamics
  • ATMSC 4400: Micrometeorology
  • ATMSC 4510: Remote Sensing for Atmospheric Science and Natural Resources
  • ATMSC 4520: Environmental Biophysics
  • ATMSC 4550: Physical Meteorology
  • ATMSC 4590: Radar Meteorology
  • ATMSC 8500: Radiation in the Atmosphere
  • ATMSC 8550: Nowcasting
  • ATMSC 9590: Advanced Radar Meteorology