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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre SouthamptonPostgraduate study

Ms Dunuhinge Amavi Nimesha Silva BSc (Hons), MSc

Postgraduate research student

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Ms. Amavi N. Silva is a postgraduate research student within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

Academic history:

2017 – 2019: Erasmus Mundus MSc. in Marine Environment and Resources
University of the Basque Country, Spain
University of Bordeaux, France
University of Liege, Belgium
University of Southampton, UK

2011 – 2015: BSc. (Honours) in Fisheries and Marine Sciences
University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Work history:

2016 – 2017: University Teaching Assistant, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Professional Training:

2016 – Research intern, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Sri Lanka

2017 – Research intern, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Research interests

I am interested in understanding air-sea gas exchange dynamics of surface ocean oxygen and carbon dioxide together with their implications on ocean acidification and deoxygenation. Moreover, I study about the biogeochemistry of the upwelling systems with a special emphasis on marine carbonate system and nutrients.

Research project: Investigating unexpected co-variations of surface ocean O2 and CO2

Supervisors:

Prof. Toby Tyrrell
Prof. Duncan Purdie
Prof. Nicholas R. Bates

Research group

Marine Biogeochemistry

Ms Dunuhinge Amavi Nimesha Silva
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
UK
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