Tom is an atmospheric scientist with a personal interest in cloud microphysical processes. He leads the Climate Processes group the British Antarctic Survey, investigating the processes that drive the Antarctic Climate system. This includes clouds, surface fluxes, sea ice and links to the upper atmosphere.
Tom originally joined BAS in 1977 and has wintered in Antarctica between 1978 and 1980. He was also weather forecaster in the North Sea, and holds a PhD in upper atmosphere winds.