BSc, MSc, PhD
- Primary position:
- Professor in Earth System Science
Tyrrell, Toby (2013) On Gaia: A Critical Investigation of the Relationship between Life and Earth, Princeton, US, Princeton University Press, 312pp..
The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)
Specialism: Ocean acidification
How organisms interact with their environments. Ecology of phytoplankton, coccolithophores in particular. Ocean acidification. Ocean biogeochemistry, including during extreme events in Earth’s ancient past such as the E/O and K/T boundaries. Ocean carbon cycle and its effect on future atmospheric CO2 levels. Marine cycles of N, P, C, Si. The control of biogenic element concentrations in the sea as a function of ecological competition between different functional groups of phytoplankton.
Dave Mackay, Claudia Fry, Christopher Daniels, Matthew Humphreys, Pippa Hayes, Lucie Munns, Kyle Mayers, Charlotte Walker, Jennifer Clarke.
Primary research group: Marine Biogeochemistry
Head of Marine Biogeochemistry Group
Leader of NOCS Beacon Theme on Ocean Acidification
Coordinator of the sea-surface consortium, a major component (>£3m, 10 partner institutions) of the United Kingdom Ocean Acidification Research Programme.