Eddie (Eddy) Graham

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Eddie (Eddy) Graham

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  • Lews Castle College UHI
Postal address:
Lady Lever Park, Lews Castle College
University of the Highlands and Islands
HS2 0XR
Stornoway
United Kingdom

Email: edward.graham@uhi.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)1851 770331

Fax: +44 (0)1851 770001

Web address: https://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/research-enterprise/contact/dr-edward-graham

Research expertise

Weather (Meteorology), Climate, Climate Change, Astronomy (Site Selection, Site Testing).

More specifically: Clouds, Water Vapour, Climate Reanalyses, Meteorological Observation and Systems, Astronomical Site Testing and Site Characterisation.

Research expertise

I have worked on the following research projects:

  • Astronomical and Atmospheric Site Testing, Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38205, Spain (2017)
  • Link between Weather, Climate and Health in the Outer Hebrides
  • SuLA and SECRE EU Northern Periphery Programme projects (2012-2014)
  • OCTES ("Opportunities for Community groups Through Energy Storage"), which is a new European Union Framework 7 Northern Periphery Project, involving partners from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Finland and Iceland (2011-2013)
  • The Greenspace Green Building Research Program (2009-2011) - weather, climate, buildings and reducing emissions
  • STARTWAVE (Studies in Atmospheric Radiative Transfer and Water Vapour Effects) and Alpine Thunderstorms, University of Bern, Switzerland (2005-2008) - reearching clouds and water vapour
  • FriOWL (European Southern Observatory), Switzerland (2002-2008): Searching for a site for the OWL and E-ELT telescopes (PhD thesis)
  • The micro-meteorology of a bog site in the Netherlands (Masters' dissertation)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science

Trinity College Dublin

Award date: 1 Jan 1993

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Bern (Switzerland)

Award date: 1 Jan 2008

Master of Science

University of Reading, United Kingdom

Award date: 1 Jan 1995

Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS)
- 1996

Research output

Understanding the Atmosphere: Constraints on Astronomical Observation

Graham, E. 1 Aug 2017 In : Canarian Observatories Updates (CUps) . 2017, 01, p. 1-4 4 p., 01-2017

A note on the extreme low pressure of 24 December 2013

Graham, E. 1 Nov 2015 In : Weather. 70, 11, p. 316-317 2 p.

Search for an Astronomical Site in Kenya (SASKYA) using Climate Data

Graham, E., Buckley, D., Tirima, K. & Vaughan, R. 19 Mar 2015 In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 124, 1-2, p. 425-449 25 p.

‘Blended’ Learning at the University of the Highlands and Islands: A Case Study in Self-Awareness and Policy Making

Graham, E., Panciroli, E., Panciroli, E. & Clarke, S. 1 Mar 2015 In : Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 3, 1, p. 39-48 10 p.

Search for an Astronomical Site in Kenya (SASKYA) update: Installation of on-site automatic meteorological stations

Graham, E. 1 Nov 2014 Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 1 ed. IOPScience, Vol. 595, p. 1-6 6 p.

The water vapour flux above Switzerland and its role in the August 2005 extreme precipitation and flooding

Koffi, E. N., Graham, E. & Mätzler, C. 1 Jul 2013 In : Meteorologische Zeitschrift. 22, 3, p. 328-341 13 p.

An observational study of air and water vapour convergence over the western Alps during summer and the development of isolated thunderstorms

Graham, E. 1 Dec 2012 In : Meteorologische Zeitschrift. 21, 6, p. 561-574 13 p.

A Hebridean frost hollow made visible

Graham, E. 25 Jan 2012 In : Weather. 67, 2, p. 45-47 3 p.

Using re-analysis model data (“FriOWL”) to analyse climate trends related to astroclimatology of Paranal and La Silla

Graham, E. Nov 2011 In : Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica. 41, p. 12-15 4 p.

Development of regional and Pan-European guidelines for more efficient integration of renewable energy into future infrastructure

Graham, E. Oct 2010 European Commission. 100 p.

The water vapour mass balance (flux) of Switzerland

Graham, E. Mar 2010 Institut für angewandte Physik, Universität Bern. 37 p. (2010-01-MW)

An observational study of air and water vapour convergence over the western Alps during summer and the development of isolated thunderstorms

Graham, E. Feb 2009 Institut für angewandte Physik, Universität Bern. 75 p.

The FriOWL Guide: A site selection tool for extremely large telescopes using climate data

Graham, E. Sep 2008 3188 ed. Institut für angewandte Physik, Universität Bern. 257 p.

Site selection for Extremely Large Telescopes using the FriOWL software and global re-analysis climate data

Graham, E. 27 Aug 2008 12 p.

Applications of FriOWL: The Paranal and La Silla Astroclimate Report

Graham, E. Aug 2008 3187 ed. Institut für angewandte Physik, Universität Bern. 85 p.

A site selection tool for large telescopes using climate data

Graham, E. Apr 2008 3149: Institut für angewandte Physik, Universität Bern. 217 p.

The Mistral as seen by satellite

Graham, E. 29 Dec 2006 In : Weather. 61, 9

FriOWL: A Site Selection Tool for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) Project

Graham, E. Sep 2006 In : The Messenger. 125, 9, p. 44-47 4 p.

200mm falls in Ireland

Graham, E. Jun 2006 In : Weather. 61, 5, 2 p.

Canadian pressure observations and circulation variability: links to air temperature

Graham, E. 22 Jul 2005 In : International Journal of Climatology. 25, 11, p. 1473-1492 20 p.

Climate-based site selection for a Very Large Telescope using GIS techniques

Graham, E. Mar 2005 In : Meteorological Applications. 12, 1, p. 77-81 5 p.

Integrated water-vapour dynamics over Switzerland during severe precipitation in August 2005

Graham, E. 2005 2 p.

Homogenisation of a Canadian surface pressure database

Graham, E. Sep 2004 Proceedings of Fourth Seminar for Homogenisation and Quality Control in Climatological databases. Budapest: Hungarian Met Service, p. 63-79 16 p.

Site Selection for OWL using past, present and future climate information

Graham, E. 21 Jun 2004 Proceedings of the SPIE. USA: SPIE, Vol. 5489, 10 p.

The Emerald Isle turns white: Snow and very low surface temperatures over Ireland during Christmas 2000

Graham, E. Jan 2004 In : Weather. 59, 1, p. 15-19 5 p.

Nacreous clouds in November 1999 and record low ozone

Graham, E. Mar 2002 In : Weather. 57, 3, p. 107-108 2 p.

The Urban Heat Island of Dublin City during the Summer Months

Graham, E. Feb 1993 In : Irish Geography. 26, 1, p. 45-57 13 p.

Awards

UAEREP: UAE Rain Enhancement Programme

Graham, E. (. & Abshaev, A.

UAE Rain Enhancement Programme: £4,145,130.00

Award date: 17/01/18

HISA Most Engaging Online Tutor of the year

Graham, E. (.

University of the Highlands & Islands

Award date: 1/06/15

UHISA Most Engaging Video Conference Tutor of the Year

Graham, E. (.

University of the Highlands & Islands

Award date: 1/06/13

Swiss 4th Global Change Day

Graham, E. (.

University of Bern (Switzerland)

Award date: 4/04/06

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