A few weeks late but I thought I should add some photos of the event we attended as part of the COP26 activities. We had a great day chatting with the public about our work and demonstrating some of the robots and instruments used for physical oceanography. Dynamic Earth reported 1400 visitors throughout the day, […]
Following on from our recent successful completion of the OSNAP cruise on board RRS Discovery, I made a little animation showing how the objectives of the cruise were completed, and how compliant the weather was throughout. The North Atlantic, not known for respecting cruise schedules during the autumn and winter, allowed us a window just […]
Sam Jones 16/10/20 The world’s oceans are in constant circulation. Like a vast, stately conveyer belt, water flows from the tropics to polar regions where it cools and becomes denser, pouring back along the basins and valleys of the seabed towards the lower latitudes. This flow encompasses every ocean basin and takes many hundreds of […]
This is a presentation of my recent work on bathymetric controls on the North Atlantic Current. The MASTS (Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland) conference allows you to submit e-posters which are displayed on large TVs, thus opening up the possibilities for including animated media. View in Youtube for higher res version.
The ICES Working Group on Ocean Hydrography (WGOH), of which I am a chair-invited member, has just published its annual report on North Atlantic ocean conditions in 2018. The report comprises several dozen multi-year time series of ocean observations around the North Atlantic Basin, which together paint a coherent picture of the current status of […]