Nicola Pounder


Nicola has worked in Earth Observation since obtaining her DPhil in physics from the University of Oxford in 2008. She has more than a decade of research experience at the Universities of Oxford and Reading and joined Assimila Ltd. in 2014. Nicola is experienced in applying advanced statistical techniques to the analysis of large datasets through software algorithm development. Her recent work has been in Earth Observation of both the land and atmosphere in particular exploiting satellite instrument synergies through variational data assimilation techniques. She has worked in international collaborations including the Collider Detector Facility (CDF) experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Facility, Chicago, USA and as part of synergy project development for the ESA-JAXA EarthCARE satellite, presenting her work at national and international conferences.