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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre SouthamptonPostgraduate study

Mr Samuel A Monk MSci Oceanography with study abroad

Postgraduate research student (SPITFIRE)

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Mr Samuel Monk is a postgraduate research student within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.


2015 - present: PhD Candidate, University of Southampton.

2007 – 2011: Masters of Science (Integrated) in Oceanography (with year abroad): First Class Honours, University of Southampton (and University of Washington, Seattle)

Work Experience

September 2011 – December 2014: Research Technician, Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS), Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences: Sea going technician, data processor and lab technician

• Experience working heavily with MATLAB®, Auto Salinometer 8400B, Tri-Carb® Liquid Scintillation Counter, CE440 Elemental Analyser, and an Oxygen Auto-titrator

• Over 160 days at sea on R/V Atlantic Explorer, over 20 days as Chief Scientist

July 2013: Ocean Flux Program (OFP) Cruise, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

• Assisted in recovery and deployment of a deep sediment trap mooring

Research interests

Research project: Development of an autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) sensor for ocean measurements


Dr Socratis Loucaides
Dr Martin Arundell
Prof Nick Bates

Research Group

Ocean Technology and Engineering Group

Working on designing and developing an automated sensor to measure dissolved inorganic carbon in the ocean.

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July 2016: Teaching assistant on the Modern Ocean Observing summer school at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

2013 – 2014: Chief Scientist for several BATS cruises with visiting student groups, including groups from the University of Oxford, Partnership for Observing Global Oceans (POGO) and the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

July 2011: Practical Demonstrator, Undergraduate Field Course run by the National Oceanography Centre Southampton

January 2010: Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Oceanography course, University of Washington

Presentations and Meetings Attended

Poster: Challenger Meeting September 2016

Ocean Sites Meeting 2014 November 2014

Poster presented at Ocean Science Meeting Hawaii February 2014

An international Time-series Methods Workshop November 2012

Mr Samuel A Monk
Student Office, Room 166/09 University of Southampton Waterfront Campus National Oceanography Centre European Way Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number: NOCS/251/28

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