Mr Marcus Zanacchi
School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
2013 - present
Research Student: Physical Controls on Primary Production Distribution in Marginally Stratified Shelf Seas.
Dr Phil Hosegood (Director of Studies) (Plymouth University)
Dr Jill Schwarz (Plymouth University)
Dr Ricardo Torres (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
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.
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
Shelf Sea Oceanography