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Mrs Joanna Ainsworth BEng, MSc

Postgraduate research student

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Mrs Joanna Ainsworth is a postgraduate research student within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

Academic history:

2017: MSc Oceanography, University of Southampton
MSc research project: Optical and Biogeochemical variability at the Porcupine Abyssal Plain site in the northeast Atlantic.

2004: BEng Aerospace Engineering, Kingston University

Work history:

2004-2016: Systems team leader and chief avionics systems engineer for Avionics products within GE Aviation

2016: Delve Deeper distance learning marine biology course with Newcastle University

2016: Volunteer field assistant with the Marine Conservation Society CoCoast project

Research interests

- Primary production by Phytoplankton
- Efficiency drivers of the Biological Carbon Pump
- Carbon storage in the deep ocean

Research project: Carbon - trace metal interactions in the oceanic twilight zone as part of the Biological Carbon Pump. Part of the COMICS project


Prof. Mark Moore (University of Southampton)
Prof. Maeve Lohan (University of Southampton)
Dr. Alex Poulton (Heriot-Watt University)
Dr. Adrian Martin (NOC)
Prof. Samar Khatiwala (University of Oxford)

Research group

Marine Biogeochemistry

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Mrs Joanna Ainsworth
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
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