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Profiles

Mr Marcus Zanacchi

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

2013 - present

Research Student: Physical Controls on Primary Production Distribution in Marginally Stratified Shelf Seas.

Supervisors:

Dr Phil Hosegood (Director of Studies) (Plymouth University)
Dr Jill Schwarz (Plymouth University)
Dr Ricardo Torres (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)

Overview:

Currently undertaking research on the dynamics of marginally stratified shelf seas. Through the analysis of extensive field data, numerical model output and remote sensing, I aim to identify the key processes that govern turbulent mixing and restratification within the Celtic Sea, UK.

Qualifications

MRes Ocean Science  (2011-2012) at the University of Southampton

Dissertation title: Determining the Volume Mean Arctic Salinity using Modern Ocean Climatology 
Supervised by: Dr Sheldon Bacon

IPY Polar Field School (2010) at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS, Svalbard, Norway)

BSc (Hons) Ocean Science (2007-2010) at Plymouth University
Dissertation title: A Laboratory Study of Floc Characteristics of Cohesive Sediments from the Salcombe Estuary
Supervised by: Dr Andrew Manning

Research interests

Physical Oceanography

Biological Oceanography
Shelf Sea Oceanography

Links

www.marinephysics.org