- Primary position:
I am an oceanographer who has a broad overview of ocean processes, from oil spills to climate change. I head up the science on the Cape Farewell programme (www.capefarewell.com) and have a strong focus on media and public understanding of the oceans. I have worked on secondment for projects for UNESCO, The EU Research Centre, The World Bank, The British Council and the European Space Agency over the years.
In media I have been involved in over 100 documentaries, both behind and in front of camera and have covered over 1000 news appearances for Radio, television and the press. I work closely with public bodies such and the National Science Museum, the National Maritime Museum, The Royal Institution and the South Bank in promoting science events.
I co-ordiante the departments summer schools for post GCSE and AS level students fro across the country and am involved in writing curriculum material for GCSE and A level science.
The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)
Remote sensing techniques in physical oceanography.
Mixing and dispersion processes.
Primary research group: Physical Oceanography
Chair of the HMS Beagle Project
Board member and lead scientist for Cape Farewell
Senior Tutor, Ocean and Earth Science
Admissions Tutor, Oceanography
Senior Tutor’s steering Group, University of Southampton
Educational correspondent for Oceanography
SOES1004 Introductory Physical Oceanography (coordinator)
SOES1010 Quantitative Earth and Ocean Science (co-coordinator)
SOES2025 Methods in Oceanography (lecturer)
SOES2010 Physical Oceanography 2 (lecturer)
SOES3018 Falmouth Field Course (coordinator)