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Dr. Katye Altieri  (Senior Lecturer)

Area(s) of Interests: Atmosphere-ocean interactions, atmospheric chemistry, marine biogeochemistry, climate change, atmospheric observations and modeling in the marine environment, air pollution and health   

Phone (021) 650 1222  Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  katye.altieri@uct.ac.za

Website: Altieri LAB

 

Prof. Isabelle Ansorge  (Head of Department)

Area(s) of Interests: Southern Ocean dynamics, Southern Ocean eddy transports of heat and salt, Frontal dynamics and variability in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and its effects on Sub-antarctic Islands.

Phone (021) 650 3280  Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  Isabelle.ansorge@uct.ac.za

Websites:  SEAmester

 

Dr. Ross Blamey  (Junior Research Officer)

Area(s) of Interests: Southern Hemisphere climate variability and change, South Atlantic and South Indian Oceans, coastal and mesoscale meteorology, severe weather, ocean and atmosphere modelling and climate change   

Phone (021) 650 3277 Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  ross.blamey@uct.ac.za

 

Dr. Sarah Fawcett  (Senior Lecturer)

Area(s) of Interests: Biogeochemical oceanography, nitrogen isotopes and the nitrogen and carbon cycles, drivers of primary productivity, nutrient drawdown, and the biological pump in the subtropical and polar oceans, the role of the oceans in past, present, and future climate   

Phone (021) 650 5369  Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  sarah.fawcett@uct.ac.za

Website: The Fawcett LAB

 

A/Prof. Juliet Hermes  (SAEON)

Area(s) of Interests: Regional ocean modelling, climate variability, South Indian Ocean, South Atlantic Ocean, Agulhas Current, offshore-coastal interactions, mesoscale and submesoscale variability, long-term observations, inter-disciplinary research with a focus on the ocean influence on the atmosphere, biodiversity and local ecological knowledge, translating science to policy. 

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A/Prof. Mathieu Rouault  (SARCHI in Ocean & Atmospheric Modelling)

Area(s) of Interests: Covers all aspects of ocean atmosphere interaction, from creating numerical models to experimental work at sea, from turbulent to global scale, from meteorology and physical oceanography to climatology and more recently to the impact of climate change and variability on regional climate, water resources and marine ecosystem. [Read more]

Phone (021) 650 3607  Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  mathieu.rouault@uct.ac.za

 

Prof. Chris Reason

Area(s) of Interests: Southern Hemisphere climate variability and change, South Atlantic and South Indian Oceans, coastal and mesoscale meteorology, severe weather, ocean and atmosphere modelling 

Phone (021) 650 5311  Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  chris.reason@uct.ac.za

 

A/Prof. Marcello Vichi

Area(s) of Interests: Coupled Physical/Biogeochemical Modelling, Earth System Modelling, Climate Impacts on Marine Ecosystems, Process Studies of Biogeochemical Dynamics in the Regional and Global Ocean

Phone (021) 650 1493 Fax (021) 650 3679  

Email  marcello.vichi@uct.ac.za