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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre SouthamptonPostgraduate study

Ms Oana Dragomir BA, MSc

Postgraduate research student (SPITFIRE)

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

I am currently using novel sea level measurements derived from satellite altimetry data to investigate the impact of changes in atmospheric forcing and increased freshwater discharge on the Antarctic polar seas.


2013-2016: BA Natural Sciences (Physics), University of Cambridge, Newnham College

2016-2017: MSc Oceanography (Physical Oceanography and Climate Dynamics), University of Southampton

Thesis: Reconciling definitions of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current fronts in Drake Passage (supervised by Yvonne Firing)

Experience at sea

2017: Volunteer on the SR1b repeat hydrographic cruise in Drake Passage (P.I. Yvonne Firing)

Research interests

  • Southern Ocean circulation and dynamics
  • water mass transformations
  • ocean-cryosphere interactions
  • satellite altimetry data processing techniques

Research project: Dynamics of the polar Southern Ocean response to climate change 


Alberto Naveira-Garabato
George Nurser
Michael Meredith (BAS)
Anna Hogg (U o Leeds)

Research group

Physical Oceanography

Affiliate research group


Research project(s)

Quantifying Human Influence on Ocean Melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Ms Oana Dragomir
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number NNN: NOCS/256/28

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