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Robert Spurr, MA PhD MMath FRMetS, Director of RT SOLUTIONS Inc., has 30 years experience in atmospheric physics, including 26 years in the field of remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere, surface and oceans. He was a meteorologist with the UK Met. Office in the 1980s. After four years in Germany (1991-1995), he moved to the USA, spending over nine years as a research scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics before setting up RT Solutions in December 2004.

R. Spurr's work includes consultation on the implementation of operational algorithms for ozone measuring instruments, such as GOME, SCIAMACHY, GOME-2 and OMI. He developed the LIDORT family of radiative transfer models (1999-present). In America, he is a radiative transfer consultant for the OCO (Orbital Carbon Observatory) project, the GEO-CAPE and TEMPO projects, and for the OMI-Aura team at NASA-GSFC regarding the implementation and usage of LIDORT models in OMI-related retrievals. In Europe, he is closely associated with colleagues at BIRA-IASB (Brussels) and DLR (Germany) on a number of applications for GOME and GOME-2 work, for the Sentinel-5 Precursor project, and for the upcoming Sentinel 4 and Sentinel 5 projects. He is also a consultant for the Chinese TANSAT project, and the Korean GEMS project.




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