The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
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(023) 8059 2263
Email:
duncan.purdie@noc.soton.ac.uk

Professor Duncan Purdie BSc, PhD

Professor of Biological Oceanography

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Professor Duncan Purdie is Professor of Biological Oceanography within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

BSc Microbiology, UCW Aberystwyth
PhD Freshwater Ecology
Appointed Reader at Southampton 2005
Appointed Deputy Head of School (Education) August 2009

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Specialism: Marine Phytoplankton Ecology and Biogeochemistry

  1. The role of phytoplankton in carbon and nutrient cycling in estuaries, coastal seas and oceanic environments.
  2. Water quality studies in estuaries and coastal waters.
  3. Studies on marine harmful microalgae in culture and coastal waters
  4. Influence of trace metals and atmospheric dust inputs on phytoplankton growth in oceanic surface waters
  5. Cell death processes including apoptosis in microalgae.

Research group

Marine Biogeochemistry

Research project(s)

Macronutrient behaviour in estuarine systems

Significance of subsurface phytoplankton thin layers for primary production and the carbon cycle in UK summer stratified coastal and shelf seas

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Professor Duncan Purdie
Student Office, Room 166/09 University of Southampton Waterfront Campus National Oceanography Centre European Way Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number:NOCS/456/14

Telephone:(023) 8059 2263
Facsimile:(023) 8059 3059
Email:duncan.purdie@noc.soton.ac.uk

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