Past Presidents

The Past Presidents of the Challenger Society for Marine Science

2018-2020 Rob Upstill-Goddard, University of Newcastle
2016-2018 Rachel Mills, University of Southampton
2014-2016 Tim Jickells, University of East Anglia
2012-2014 Hilary Kennedy, Bangor University
2010-2012 Harry Bryden, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton
2008-2010 Carol Robinson, University of East Anglia website
2006-2008 Peter Liss, University of East Anglia website
2005-2006 Duncan Purdie, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton website
2004-2005 Chris German, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute website
2002-2004 Richard Burt, Chelsea Instruments Ltd
2000-2002 John Shepherd, National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton website
1998-2000 Harry Elderfield, Cambridge University website
1996-1998 Mike Whitfield, Marine Biological Association of the UK 
1994-1996 John Simpson, Bangor University website, at the time it was University of Wales, Bangor  
1992-1994 Brian McCartney, Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
1990-1992 Ray Beverton, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1988-1990 Anthony Laughton, Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Wormley

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