Peter Jan van Leeuwen

Peter Jan van Leeuwen

Peter Jan van Leeuwen

Peter is Director of the Data-Assimilation Division of the National Centre for Earth Observation , Head of the Data Assimilation Research Centre and Chair of the Royal Meteorological Society working group on Data Assimilation

His research covers:

  • Advanced data assimilation in non-linear models (e.g. particle filters)
  • Information transfer in complex systems
  • Agulhas system
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • Data analysis
  • Perturbation methods
  • Low-frequency (period a few minutes) wave generation by breaking wind waves