Professor Peter Burkill

Peter Burkill
Peter Burkill is Professor of Ocean Science at Plymouth University, UK and Adjunct Visiting Scientist at National Institute of Oceanography Goa, India. His background is in biological oceanography and his research has been on the role of microzooplankton in marine food-webs. He has published 140 peer-reviewed papers and accumulated an h-index of 47. He was a member of HEFCE’s Earth Sciences RAE2007 and REF2014 panels. He served as SCOR’s President 2014-2016 and continues on SCOR’s Executive until 2020. His main activity is the development of international ocean sciences, particularly in the Indian Ocean.    

Latest News

New edition of Ocean Challenge is available for download

We are very pleased to announce that the new edition of Ocean Challenge V22 No.2 is available for download. 


(18/4/2018)

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Sea Level SIG Meeting - Registration/Abstract submission open

2nd-4th July 2018 the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level will be hosting an international conference on sea-level at NOC and the University of Liverpool. We're already receiving abstracts for speakers and posters, so make sure you submit yours soon - abstract deadline is the 30th March. 

http://conference.noc.ac.uk/sea-level-futures-2018

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Seeking Expressions Of Interest for position of Honorary Secretary on the Challenger Council

We seek lively and engaging scientists, from academia or industry, enthusiastic about supporting career development for our colleagues and helping to shape and manage the future of one of oldest and foremost Marine Science Societies in the world. We have three Council positions available including Honorary Secretary. See http://challenger-society.org.uk/join_council for more information.

(30/01/2018)

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