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 Expert  728058

Expert in Meteorology, RTA's Storm Damage, Personal Injury, Criminal Cases,


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Hampshire
United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert was a weather observer from 1951 to 1966 at military airfields in the UK Far East and Germany. He was promoted to forecaster in 1966 and served at mainly miitary sirfields in the UK and overseas from 1966 to 1984. From 1984 to 1988 he was employed in the legal section of the UK Met. Office at HQ Bracknell. ( Now in Exeter ) In 1986 he was promoted to Senior Scientific Officer and ran the section. The section privided weather reports on all mannner of civil and criminal cases. Expert has appeared in criminal and civil courts as an expert on the weather on a number of occasions. In 1988 he left the Met. Office to start Expert's Firm, forensic meteorologist.

Since 1988 Expert has prepared weather reports on murder, manslaughter rape GBH ABH drug smuggling, Road traffic accidents. burglary etc. Civil cases, personal injury in aircraft., in shops, in icy surfaces, road traffic accidents on wet and icy roads, RTA's in bright sunlight, in fog, Storms. Storm damage to buildings due to high winds.

Notable Cases in which weather reports have been prepared: Penhaligon V Cornwall CC. R V Agis ( Dreamspace ) Body in a box near Andover ( murder ) . Injury to Airline Hostesses on floghts UK USA and Atlantic Ocean near W. Africa,. Goods v E. Sussex CC ( RTA appealed to the House of Lords )

Expert has appeared on TV in Science Detectives on channel 4. RTA involving fog and a 60 vehicle pile up on the A1(m).

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aviation meteorology

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chart

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forecasting

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forensic meteorology

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meteorological data

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meteorology

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weather

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weather forecasting

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weather pattern

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wind


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1971   no degrees   Meteorology   Met Office  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1988 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Forensic Meteorologist

 

He is responsible for the preparation of weather reports for criminal and civil cases, court attendance as expert witness. All office admin.

1951 to 1988

 

Meteorological. Office

 

Legal Enquiries

 

Head of Legal Enquiries

 

He was responsible for the preparation of weather reports for legal cases Attending court as an expeet witness.Overseeing 9 staff members.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is a member of the Academy of Experts London and fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Penhaligon V Cornwall CC. . Goods v E. Sussex CC ( RTA appealed to the House of Lords )
  • R V Agis ( Dreamspace ) Manslaughter. Plastic structure lifted off the ground, inujuring twenty people and killing two.
  • Body in a box near Andover ( murder ) Weather data and opinion supplied to enable a time/ date of death by a pathologist.
  • Injury to Airline Hostesses on flights UK USA and Atlantic Ocean near W. Africa,.On descent into Cgicago, turbulence occurred and caused injury to an Air Hostess. Turbulence off West Africa caused injury to an Air Hostess. Turbulenceoff Scotland and Miami caused injury to an Air Hostess
  • RTA Goodes v E. Sussex CC Vehicle slid on ice and hit the parapet of a bridge causing severe injury. The CC sued for not gritting the road. Case decided in the Hiuse of Lords on appeal.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Notable Cases in which weather reports have been prepated: Penhaligon V Cornwall CC. R V Agis ( Dreamspace ) Body in a box near Andover ( murder ) . Injury to Airline Hostesses on flights UK USA and Atlantic Ocean near W. Africa,. Goods v E. Sussex CC ( RTA appealed to the House of Lords )
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
to   Bulgaria   RTA on ice with strong winds causing inhury to passengers of a coach.
1953 to 1955   Singapore and Car Nicobar   Weather observer at RAF airfields.
1959 to 1963   Germany   Weather observer at RAF airfield.
1975 to 1978   Germany   Forecaster for Army Aviation, helicopters.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

TRAINING. Met Office 1951 Observer course. Met. Office 1966 initial forecasting course. Met. Office 1971 Advanced forecasting course. Met Office further refresher courses 1971 to 1986 Lectures on expert witness reports and in court Academy of Experts Forensic Science Society.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Weather data from The Met. Office, Data sources on the internet. Royal Meteorological Society data from private meteorologists. Road traffic accident statistics from Police and County Councils. CCTV


 

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