Dr Elizabeth Ebert PhD BSc

Head Weather and Environmental Prediction

Bureau of Meteorology

Dr. Beth Ebert leads the Weather and Environmental Prediction research program at the Bureau of Meteorology, a team of 40 scientists and IT professionals working on high impact weather science, forecast system development, and advanced cloud observations. She received her PhD in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin in 1987 and joined the Bureau of Meteorology in 1989. She has worked in the areas of satellite meteorology, rainfall measurement, ensemble prediction, and forecast verification. She serves on the Scientific Steering Committee for the World Meteorological Organization's World Weather Research Programme, actively promoting the combination of meteorological information with impact models to predict how weather affects public safety and health.