Dr Alessandro Tagliabue


Alessandro Tagliabue is currently a Reader in Ocean Sciences at the University of Liverpool, where he as held a faculty post since late 2012.
He gained his PhD in Ocean Biogeochemistry from Stanford University (USA) in 2006, and conducted postdoctoral research in Paris and Cape Town prior to joining the University of Liverpool.
Alessandro is interested in the processes that shape ocean biogeochemical cycles and how environmental variability affects biological activity in the ocean. To achieve these goals, Alessandro uses a combination of biogeochemical modelling, data synthesis and fieldwork.
He is co-chair of the data management committee of the GEOTRACES programme, is a Lead Author on the current IPCC special report on the Changing Oceans and Cryosphere, co-chairs a SCOR working group on iron modelling and is a Challenger Fellow.

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2024 Challenger Medallist and Fellows

We are delighted to announce the 2024 recipients of the Challenger Medal and the Challenger Fellowships. These biennial awards will be presented to awardees at the Challenger Conference in September.


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Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition

Please see a news item from the Royal Society below.

The Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition is now open for entries. Submit your photograph by 23 August 2024 in our categories of; Astronomy, Behaviour, Earth Science and Climatology, Ecology and Environmental Science, and Microimaging.

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Heat and carbon uptake in the Southern Ocean: the state of the art and future priorities

The following Royal Society Philosophical Trans A issue has been highly cited and downloaded - Heat and carbon uptake in the Southern Ocean: the state of the art and future priorities organised and edited by Andrew J S Meijers, Corinne Le Quéré CBE FRS, Pedro M S Monteiro, Jean-Baptiste Sallée and the articles can be accessed directly at www.bit.ly/TransA2249 

Purchase the print issue at the reduced price of £40 by contacting sales@royalsociety.org

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