The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Phone:
(023) 8059 2428
Email:
N.C.Wells@soton.ac.uk

Dr Neil Wells FRMet.Soc

Emeritus Fellow in Physical Oceanography and Meteorology

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Dr Neil Wells is Emeritus Fellow in Physical Oceanography and Meteorology within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

Appointments:
Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton, UK
Research Scientist, CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia
Lecturer in Meteorology, Reading University,

Education:
BSc Hons Physics and Meteorology First Class, Reading University, UK
PhD Oceanography Modelling, Reading University, UK

Membership of Societies:
American Geophysical Union
European Geosciences Union
Challenger Society for Marine Science
Royal Meteorological Society

Research

Publications

Contact

Research interests

Specialisms: Ocean modelling, climate, air-sea interaction

(i) Large scale ocean modelling with interests in heat fluxes and heat content change.
(ii) Application of ARGO data sets to determine ocean heat content change.
(iii) Links of above with air-sea interaction from seasonal to decadal change.
(iv) Storm surges and tidal interaction in coastal seas and relationship to climate change.

Linking heat transport at 26 deg N and heat content/SST changes
Credit: Joel Hirschi (NOCS)

Research group(s)

Physical Oceanography

Research project(s)

Meridional Overturning and North Atlantic heat Content (MONACO)

Article(s)

Book(s)

Book Section(s)

  • Ocean circulation - Wells, N.C.. In Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences - Steele, John H., Thorpe, Steve A. and Turekian, Karl K. (eds.)
    Published:
    2001
    Published by:
    San Diego, USA
    Page Range:
    1936-1946
  • The Role of the Ocean Circulation in the Changing Climate - Wells, N.C., Gould, W.J. and Kemp, A.E.S.. In Oceanography: an illustrated guide - Summerhayes, C.P. and Thorpe, S.A. (eds.)
    Published:
    1996
    Published by:
    London, GB
    Page Range:
    41-58
  • Ocean circulation - Wells, N.C.. In Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd ed. - Steele, John H., Thorpe, Steve A. and Turekian, Karl K. (eds.)
    Published:
    2008
    Published by:
    San Diego, USA
    Page Range:
    115-125

Conference(s)

Dr Neil Wells
Student Office, Room 166/09 University of Southampton Waterfront Campus National Oceanography Centre European Way Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number:NOCS/564/14

Telephone:(023) 8059 2428
Facsimile:(023) 8059 3059
Email:N.C.Wells@soton.ac.uk

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