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George Craig
George Craig
Dr. George C. Craig
Head, Cloud Physics and Transport Meteorology

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre
Münchner Straße 20
82234 Oberpfaffenhofen-Wessling

Telefon:  +49 8153 28-2581
Telefax: +49 8153 28-1841
Email: George.Craig@dlr.de
Internet:http://www.dlr.de/ipa


Career Summary

  • Since 2003 Head of Department, Cloud Physics and Transport Meteorology, DLR Institute for Atmospheric Physics
  • 1998 - 2002 Reader, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading
  • 1996 - 1996 Visiting Scientist, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University
  • 1992 - 1998 Lecturer, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading
  • 1991 - 1992 Research Fellow, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Supervisor: Prof. Alan Thorpe
  • 1991 PhD (Physics) University of Toronto, Supervisor: Prof. Han-Run Cho
  • 1987 MSc (Physics) University of Toronto
  • 1985 BSc (Mathematics and Physics) University of Toronto

Selected Professional Activities

  • Since 2003 Chair, WMO-THORPEX European Regional Committee (ex Officio member THORPEX Executive Board und International Core Steering Committee)
  • Since 2004 MEDiterranean EXperiment on "Cyclones that produce high impact weather in the Mediterranean" (MEDEX) Steering Committee
  • 2005 Review Panel, NERC Centres for the Atmospheric Science
  • 2001 - 2005 Editor, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences
  • 2002 - 2003 Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Peer Review College
  • 2001 - 2002 Scientific Steering Group, Stochastic Precipitation Nowcasting Programme (Met Office/ NERC/Env. Agency)
  • 1998 - 2002 Management Committee, Universities Weather Research Network (UWERN)
  • 1999 Associate Editor, Monthly Weather Review

Top 5 Publications

  • Cohen, B. G. and G. C. Craig, 2006: Fluctuations in an equilibrium convective ensemble. Part II: Numerical experiments. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 2005-2015.
  • Craig, G. C. and B. G. Cohen, 2006: Fluctuations in an equilibrium convective ensemble. Part I: Theoretical basis. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 1996-2004.
  • Barry, L., G. C. Craig, and J. Thuburn, 2002: Poleward eddy heat transport by the atmospheric heat engine. Nature, 415, 774-777.
  • Tompkins, A. M., and G. C. Craig, 1998: Radiative-convective equilibrium in a three dimensional cloud ensemble model. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 124, 2073-2097.
  • Thuburn, J., and G. C. Craig, 1997: GCM tests of theories for the height of the tropopause. J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 869-882.
 
Refereed Publications (pdf)
Lebenslauf (pdf)