CUSTARD

Carbon Uptake and Seasonal Traits in Antarctic Remineralisation Depth (CUSTARD) Principal Investigator: Dr Adrian Martin, National Oceanography Centre The CUSTARD project will examine how seasonal changes in food availability for phytoplankton at a key junction of the global ocean circulation…

PICCOLO

Processes Influencing Carbon Cycling: Observations of the Lower limb of the Antarctic Overturning (PICCOLO) Principal Investigator: Prof Karen Heywood, University of East Anglia This PICCOLO proposal has been prepared in response to the NERC Announcement of Opportunity issued on 7th…

SONATA

Southern OceaN optimal Approach To Assess the carbon state, variability and climatic drivers (SONATA) Principal Investigator: Prof. Corrine Le Quere, University of East Anglia The overriding objectives of SONATA are to design and implement an optimal approach to assess the…

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SONATA PI on BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific

SONATA PI and founder of the Global Carbon Budget, Corinne Le Quéré, recently featured on BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific discussing the global carbon cycle. Corinne highlighted her Southern Ocean paper published in the journal Science in 2007, explaining…

CUSTARD research in the Southern Ocean

On 25th November 2018 RRS Discovery sailed on the first of CUSTARD’s three planned research trips, DY096. Leaving from Punta Arenas in Chile, and passing out into the southeast Pacific via Magellan Strait, the target was the National Science Foundation…

Vacancy: Senior Research Associate in Ocean Biogeochemistry

Senior Research Associate in Ocean Biogeochemistry (Ref: RA1590) – The closing date is 12 March 2019. Looking for a seagoing postdoctoral position on the Southern Ocean carbon sink? This is your chance! Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research…

About RoSES

The Southern Ocean is one of the most important and poorly understood components of the global carbon cycle that profoundly shapes Earth’s climate. It is the primary hot spot for the oceanic sink of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2), having captured…

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