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The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Email:
B.Fernandez-Castro@soton.ac.uk

Dr Bieito Fernández Castro BPhys, PhD

Marie Curie Research Fellow

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Dr. Fernández Castro is a Marie Curie Research Fellow within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

I do interdisciplinary oceanographic and limnological research, connecting small-scale physical processes with ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles and plankton dynamics. In my current project, I investigate how ventilation processes in the mixed layers of the Southern Ocean modulate the uptake of atmospheric CO2 in this climatically important region.

Career History

2005-2009. BSc Physics (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

2011-2015. PhD Oceanography (University of Vigo, Spain)

2016. Postdoctoral research assistant (University of Vigo)

2017-2019. Postdoctoral research fellow (Institute of Marine Research, IIM-CSIC, Vigo, Spain)

2019-2020. Postdoctoral research assistant (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

Research interests

  • Turbulent mixing
  • Ocean dynamics and circulation
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Biophysical interactions

Research group

Physical Oceanography

Research project(s)

Southern Ocean Carbon Uptake

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Dr Bieito Fernández Castro
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
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Southampton SO14 3ZH
UK

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