Dr Alessandro Tagliabue


Alessandro Tagliabue is currently a Reader in Ocean Sciences at the University of Liverpool, where he as held a faculty post since late 2012.
He gained his PhD in Ocean Biogeochemistry from Stanford University (USA) in 2006, and conducted postdoctoral research in Paris and Cape Town prior to joining the University of Liverpool.
Alessandro is interested in the processes that shape ocean biogeochemical cycles and how environmental variability affects biological activity in the ocean. To achieve these goals, Alessandro uses a combination of biogeochemical modelling, data synthesis and fieldwork.
He is co-chair of the data management committee of the GEOTRACES programme, is a Lead Author on the current IPCC special report on the Changing Oceans and Cryosphere, co-chairs a SCOR working group on iron modelling and is a Challenger Fellow.

Latest News

National Marine Equipment Pool: Autumn 2023 call (Round 4) for applications

Members of the UK marine science community are invited to submit applications for items of equipment to be considered for addition to the National Marine Equipment Pool (NMEP).  Full details of the application process are available on the Marine Facilities Advisory Board (MFAB) website and questions to Jackie Pearson, MFAB Secretary, are welcome. The closing date for applications is Friday 15 December 2023.

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Measurement Systems for 21st Century Oceanography

There is an imperative to measure the ocean in greater detail if we are to chart a sustainable future on this planet. The Net-Zero Oceanographic Capability Scoping Study (2021), commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), therefore undertook a detailed review of the sensor systems and networks that will be needed to meet anticipated marine science priorities. The Future Marine Research Infrastructure (FMRI) Programme is continuing this engagement to shape NERC’s strategic investment in measurement technologies that enable new and different science.

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Exciting opportunity – MEDIN Chair

The Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) is seeking an outstanding new Chair, who can bring strategic leadership, enthusiasm and independent thinking to our Sponsors’ Board and Executive Team at a significant time in our development. Further information about the role can be found here.   


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