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.    

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Early online Ocean Challenge articles

Three articles from the first 2017 volume of Ocean Challenge have been published early online.

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Challenger President Marches for Science

On International Earth Day (22nd April) our President Prof. Rachel Mills joined 100s of 1000's of people around the globe to March for Science.

Rachel Mills marching

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Registration open for Ocean Modelling SIG September 2017

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2017 Challenger Society Ocean Modelling meeting is now open.The meeting will be held 11-12th September 2017 at the Met Office, Exeter.

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