Professor of Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry
Atmospheric nutrient supply to the oceans; influences on iron solubility in aerosol; marine and atmospheric iodine cycling.
Processes affecting the air-sea transfer of natural long-lived greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide) and the marine carbon cycle in a changing climate, notably the role of marine biota, ocean circulation, stratification, iron supply, sea ice and ocean acidification. Data quality and access to marine biogeochemical data, e.g. via the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT).
Chemistry of aqueous aerosols, air pollution damage, indoor air pollution and long term changes in atmospheric composition.
Integrating physiological observations of marine (micro-)organisms into descriptions of Plankton Functional Types (PFTs); modelling the role of PFTs in global ocean biogeochemical cycles (PlankTOM models); modelling interactions between the (marine) biosphere and climate change.
Professor of Environmental Sciences
The thermodynamics of aqueous solutions, and the use of models to predict their behaviour in geochemical systems including atmospheric aerosols. The physical chemistry of inorganic gases (e.g., nitric and sulphuric acids, and ammonia) and organic vapours (those responsible for aerosol formation) in the atmosphere, and their partitioning into liquid water.
Head of the Stable Isotope Facility
Stable Isotope Geochemistry; in-situ cosmogenic isotope chemistry; noble gas chemistry; terrestrial and marine palaeoclimate analysis, Landscape evolution; hydrology and hydrogeology; isotopic oceanography; atmospheric chemistry; stable isotope instrumentation and techniques.
Professor of Meteorology
Synoptic and air pollution meteorology, climate change, neural networks, computer aided learning, satellite remote sensing/image processing.
Professor of Ecology
Life history evolution in stochastic environments, marine pollution and ecotoxicology, evolutionary biology and molecular phylogeny of marine invertebrates.
Senior Lecturer in Physical Oceanography
Internal waves and internal tides, their interactions with complex topography such as submarine canyons, their effect on turbulent mixing, biogeochemical fluxes, and sediment resuspension, and their impact on pelagic and benthic ecosystems.
Professor of Physical Oceanography
Observational physical oceanography, particularly in the Southern Ocean and around Antarctica; physical ocean processes and water mass transformation; the ocean’s interaction with ice; and the use of ocean gliders for multidisciplinary observational campaigns worldwide.
Biogeochemical cycling, chemical studies of the environment, particularly rainwater, coastal and ocean waters and deep sea sedimentation.
Instrumental climate change, paleoclimatology.
Professor of Climate Dynamics
Understanding the atmosphere and climate of Earth, as well as other planets.
Professor of Biogeochemistry
Stable isotope measurements of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols; Marine biogeochemistry and air-sea exchange.
Corinne Le Quéré
Professor of Climate Change Science
The interactions between marine biogeochemistry and climate for time scales going from one to several hundred thousand years; the role of the marine carbon cycle; the role of marine ecosystems for CO2 and climate.
Chemistry of natural waters and their exchange process with the atmosphere.
The biogenic production of trace gases of atmospheric significance in marine waters dimethyl sulphide (DMS), volatile compounds that contain iodine, bromine and chlorine and non-methane hydrocarbons; how the interactions between various marine organisms (marine phytoplankton, microzooplankton, bacteria, viruses, seaweeds) and their environment, leads to the production of trace gases; understanding the physiology, biochemistry and ecology behind trace gas production.
Associate Professor in Atmospheric and Ocean Science
Biogeochemical applications of atmospheric O2 and CO2 measurements as they pertain to the reservoirs of the land biosphere, oceans, and atmosphere; instrumental development of land and ocean observing systems for all carbon cycle-related atmospheric gases; use of atmospheric data in regional and global biogeochemical, ocean-atmosphere, and land-atmosphere modelling efforts.
Professor of Meteorology
Dynamical meteorology, observations and modelling, climate variability, ocean-atmosphere coupling.
Professor of Marine Microbiology
Environmental and functional genomics of marine microbial organisms; metagenomics of the upper ocean; physiological adaptation; diatom biology; photosynthesis; polar biology; biochemistry; biological oceanography.
Microbiology of microbes that grow on atmospheric trace gases such as isoprene, methane and dimethylsulfide and other methylotrophic bacteria which grow on related one-carbon (C1) compounds, including methanol, methylated amines, methanesulfonate, methylbromide and methyl chloride.
Professor of Climate Science
Climatology; climate change; natural climate variability; climate modelling; palaeoclimatology; tree-rings; North Atlantic Oscillation; climate/weather extremes; precipitation extremes; drought; future climate scenarios.
Atmospheric composition and chemistry; influence of human activities on the natural system.
Professor of Atmospheric Science
Tropospheric ozone; long-range transport of pollutants, ozone depleting substances; greenhouse gases; air quality; ground based and airborne measurements; modelling.
Professor of Meteorology
Dynamical and physical processes within the coupled climate system; mesoscale dynamical meteorology and boundary-layer meteorology.
Professor of Marine Science
Marine biogeochemistry, global change, the marine carbon cycle, the impact of nutrient supply, microbial community composition and photochemistry on fluxes of dissolved oxygen and carbon dioxide, the influence of temperature and pH on plankton activity.
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Mathematical modelling of the ocean and climate system. Physical oceanography, including ocean dynamics and observations.
Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry
Atmospheric chemistry: trace gases in the troposphere and stratosphere, and their long-term records from firn and ice cores.
Biogeochemical cycles of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur; constraints from other chemical species on carbon cycling processes; numerical modelling; inverse analysis methods.
Senior Lecturer in Coastal Physical Processes
Coastal physical processes, complex physical, biological and chemical interactions that drive sedimentary (and ecological) properties and processes.
Senior Lecturer in Climate Change
Societal response options to climate change; mitigation, adaptation, carbon removal or ‘negative emissions' and ideas of climate engineering.
Coastal oceanography and marine acoustics, waves, currents and sediment transport, beach processes.
Professor of Global Change and Environmental Biology
Global climate policy; integrated assessment modelling; impacts of climate change on human systems and ecosystems; air pollution; stratospheric ozone depletion; economics of climate policy.
Lecturer in Climate Science
I use a combination of models and observations to study physical interactions between the ocean and atmosphere and how this influences climate variability and change, with a particular focus on tropical climate.
Associate Professor in Ocean Modelling
Key physical processes in the ocean, and the role they play in global climate variability and change