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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre SouthamptonPostgraduate study

Mr Oliver Flanagan BSC (Hons), MRes

Postgraduate research student (INSPIRE)

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Oliver Flanagan is a postgraduate research student in Marine Biogeochemistry, within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

2020 – Present: PhD Marine Biogeochemistry

2019 – 2020: MRes Ocean Science at the University of Southampton. His dissertation examined the biogeochemical processes controlling the distribution of particulate bioactive trace metals (Fe, Mn, Zn, Cd, & Cu) along the Western Antarctic Peninsula shelf

2016 – 2019: BSc (Hons) Environmental Science at the University of Portsmouth

Prior to this Oli trained and worked as a nurse primarily specialising in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Research interests

  • Macro/micro-nutrient biogeochemical cycling
  • Trace metal cycling under future climate change
  • Marine nitrogen cycle and trace metal interactions
  • Hydrothermal plume trace metal biogeochemistry

Research project: Fingerprinting bioactive trace elements in a changing Arctic Ocean


Maeve Lohan
Amber Annett


Research group

Marine Biogeochemistry

INSPIRE Cohort 2 Student Representative

SOES1005 Introduction to Ocean Biogeochemistry (Demonstrator)

PhD Tutor – The Brilliant Club

Mr Oliver Flanagan
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
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