Open Evening and Talk: Meteorologist Dr Richard Hall


Tue, 31/10/2017 - 19:00

The Tuesday Club Night talk this week will be given by Dr Richard Hall, a PhD from the University of Lincoln who specialises in North Atlantic climate variability, jet streams, sea ice and Arctic-midlatitude linkages. He will present a talk on seasonal forecasting. This may be of particular interest to those who enjoyed the Practical Weather Forecasting course.

This is also an Open Evening; an opportunity for new and prospective members to visit following the Southampton Boat Show and find out more about Little Ship Club - all welcome.

Followed by Club Supper.


About Richard Hall

Richard Hall is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the College of Science. Richard worked as a field ecologist and then was a teacher for many years, following graduation in Geography (BSc hons) from the University of Bristol. He later returned to the University of Sheffield, completing an MSc in Polar and Alpine Change, and then a PhD studying the variability of the North Atlantic Polar Front Jetstream (2016).  He is involved in climate-focussed research.

Subject Specialism

North Atlantic climate variability, jet streams, sea ice, Arctic-midlatitude linkages, seasonal forecasting


  • PhD: “The North Atlantic Polar Front Jetstream: Variability and Predictability, 1871-2014 — The University of Sheffield, 2016
  • MSc: Polar and Alpine Change — The University of Sheffield, 2012
  • BSc (hons): Geography — The University of Bristol, 1985


Club Supper

Main course Cottage pie, steamed vegetables

Dessert Spiced apple crumble with custard

Vegetarian (Please order by 7.00pm) Brie and cranberry croquette, butterbean puree, buttered spinach