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.
New members sought for the Marine Facilities Advisory Board
Marine Facilities Advisory Board: call for new members
The Marine Facilities Advisory Board (MFAB) is seeking to recruit five new members from the UK marine scientific user community who are keen to provide vital insight into the potential future needs of the National Marine Equipment Pool (NMEP). Details about this interesting opportunity are available on the MFAB website or here. For questions about this opportunity or more generally about MFAB, please contact: Jackie Pearson, Secretary to MFAB, National Oceanography Centre: email@example.com
Challenger Medal Awarded 2020 and 2022
The Challenger Society is delighted to announce the delayed award of the 2020 Challenger Medal to Prof. Alberto Naveira Garabato, and of the 2022 Challenger Medal to Prof. Carol Robinson. We are absolutely delighted to honour these two fantastic scientists in this way, and look forward to hearing their Award Lectures at the forthcoming Challenger 150 meeting at the Natural History Museum. For more information about the Challenger Conference 2022 please click here.
International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit #DITTO22
You are warmly invited to join on-line the International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit #DITTO22, which takes place on Wednesday and Thursday the 4th and 5th of May.