Dr Rob Hall

Rob Hall
After an undergraduate degree in Oceanography at the University of Southampton, I completed my PhD in Physical Oceanography at Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (now National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool) and the University of Liverpool, under the supervision of Profs John Huthnance and Ric Williams. I then spent three years as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Hawaii working with Dr Glenn Carter before being appointed Lecturer in Shelf Sea Oceanography at the University of East Anglia.

My research is on shelf sea and shelf edge fluid dynamics, diagnosed from both observations and numerical model simulations. I have a specific interests in internal waves and internal tides, their interactions with complex topography such as submarine canyons, and their effect on turbulent mixing, biogeochemical fluxes, and primary productivity.

I have been a member of the Challenger Society for Marine Science since my PhD studies.

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Ocean Business 2019

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Sales job opening with Planet Ocean

Planet Ocean have an opening for a Scientific and Technical Sales Engineer.

Summary of Position

  • Responsible for sales of marine science technology products
  • Support the achievement of annual sales targets in line with company business strategy 
  • Build long term relationships with all relevant personnel in customers organisations 
  • Represent Planet Ocean at public forums and trade shows 
  • Organising and undertaking product demonstrations 
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at all times
See the job specification for more information and contact details.

(7/8/2018)

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Satcom Forum, 9th-11th October 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

You are invited on behalf of the World Meteorological Organisation and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, to the meeting of the Satcom Forum, 9th-11th October in Amsterdam, Netherlands.



(8/6/2018)

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