WP1: Air-Sea fluxes

This work package focuses on: Interaction of the Southern Ocean with the atmosphere. What controls the exchange of heat and carbon across the air-sea-ice interface, and how well are these exchanges constrained by observations and reproduced by models? The focus…

WP2: Surface layer to ocean interior

This work package focuses on: Exchange between the upper-ocean mixed layer and the interior. What are the leading-order processes that control the rate at which heat and carbon enter the Southern Ocean interior in its different layers, and how will…

WP3: Basin-scale transports

This work package focuses on: Exchange between the Southern Ocean and the global ocean. What are the size, variability and controls on basin-scale heat and carbon transports throughout the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean and outwards to the global…

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PhD studentship available

As part of the NERC-funded INSPIRE Doctoral Training Partnership (https://www.inspire-dtp.ac.uk/), we are seeking applicants for a competition-funded PhD studentship entitled: “The changing freshwater composition of the South Atlantic and Southern Ocean: causes and impacts“. This is a joint project between…

Antarctica Week: calling schools and home schoolers!

From Monday 30th November to Friday 4th December, the Antarctica Week Festival 2020 will give students and the public a unique opportunity to listen to those working on the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration talk about what it’s like to live…

ORCHESTRA WP2 meeting report

On the 4th of March the ORCHESTRA WP2 meeting was held at BAS. WP2 focuses on the processes that exchange heat between the ocean mixed layer and interior. Despite travel restrictions on many participants there was an active group of…

About Orchestra

Climate change is one of the most urgent issues facing humanity and life on Earth. Whilst our everyday understanding of climate concerns the warmth of the atmosphere, the ocean is critical in controlling how our planet’s climate changes. This is…

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