Emma Cavan

Emma is a marine biogeochemist (post-doc) working at the University of Tasmania's (Australia) Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies. She works on the biological carbon pump (BCP) which is an ecological process transporting organic carbon via particles synthesised by phytoplankton to the deep ocean. It's a complex system which results in significant amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide being removed from the global carbon cycle. Her work in Tasmania focusses specifically on the BCP in the Southern Ocean which has an important climate geoengineering potential.

Emma did both her undergraduate degree in marine biology and PhD in marine biogeochemistry at the University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) Southampton.

Her work has taken me on many research cruises and she's also been heavily involved in aspects of science outside of research such as policy, diversity and communications.

Emma is responsible for the Society's communications - social media and the website. Please get in contact through the contact form on this website if you have any comments or queries.

Latest News

Offshore Survey 2019 Announces Keynote Speakers


Offshore Survey, which takes place alongside Ocean Business at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton UK, from 10-11 April 2019
, is delighted to confirm two high profile speakers to deliver keynote presentations on each day of the conference. 

Cheri Arvonio, Offshore Survey’s Event Manager commented, “We’re excited to announce that Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, who is the Acting Chief Executive of the UK Hydrographic Office, will be delivering one of the keynote presentations and John Pinder, who recently retired from his position as Port Hydrographer at the Port of London Authority will also be presenting a keynote. Both offer a vast resource of knowledge working at the forefront of the industry.”

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Associate Editor Positions - Journal of Operational Oceanography

Jounrnal of Operational Oceanagraphy is seeking to appoint Associate Editors.

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Coastal Ocean Processes - UEA - April 1st and 2nd 2019

Please go to the Coastal Processes SIG page for detail of the meeting....

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