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[Met-jobs] PhD studentships in UEA's Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences

From Adrian Matthews <>
Date Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:18:51 +0000

The Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (COAS) at UEA is pleased to announce some exciting PhD research training opportunities. Please circulate this announcement to any interested students expecting a good BSc or Masters.

Funding may be available through the EnvEast NERC-funded Doctoral Training Programme led by UEA (under this scheme UK citizens are eligible for fees and maintenance grant, EU citizen for fees only). Applicants may also apply for funding scholarships (e.g. from their own government).  We welcome all enquiries.

Please click on the titles below for more details, or go to our website at The first deadline for applications is 5th January 2015

Supervised by Manoj Joshi and Martin Johnson

Ocean processes triggering monsoon rainfall 
Supervised by Karen Heywood, Adrian Matthews and Carol Robinson

Weather’s impact on ocean circulation 
Supervised by Xiaoming Zhai and Ian Renfrew

Predictability of European marine climate over seasons to decades
Supervised by Dave Stevens and Stephen Dye (CASE studentship with Cefas)

Climate change, carbon fertilisation and tree rings 
Supervised by Tim Osborn, Corinne le Quere and Andy Wiltshire (Met Office)

Characteristics of Jets in the Lower Atmosphere - Hazard or Opportunity? 
Supervised by Steve Dorling

Drivers of trends in CO2 emissions in the world’s cities
Supervised by Corinne le Quere

Shelf seas as sources and sinks of the greenhouse gases nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide 
Supervised by Dorothee Bakker, Jan Kaiser, Liam Fernand and Naomi Greenwood (CASE studentship with Cefas)

Atmospheric organic nitrogen inputs to rivers
Supervised by Tim Jickells, Alex Baker and Chris Evans (CEH)

Is human activity affecting the atmosphere’s ability to clean itself of pollutants?
Supervised by Claire Reeves, Manoj Joshi and Alex Archibald (NCAS)

Autonomous underwater vehicles with breakthrough sensors of ocean acidication 
Supervised by Jan Kaiser, Dorothee Bakker, Liam Fernand and Naomi Greenwood (CASE studentship with Cefas)

Impact of climate change on Jellyfish occurrence
Supervised by Corinne le Quere, Erik Buitenhuis and Sophie Pitois (CASE studentship with Cefas)

Southern Ocean uptake of Atmospheric CO2 : Where should we measure it ? 
Supervised by Parv Suntharalingam, Corinne le Quere and Anna Jones (CASE studentship with BAS)

The effects of wading birds on intertidal mudflats: sediment dynamics, biogeochemical properties and ecosystem services
Supervised by Trevor Tollhurst, Richard Davies and Graham Underwood

Impact of global warming on microbial methane cycling in thawing permafrost in the Arctic 
Supervised by Jennifer Pratscher

How warm and salty was the sea? Middle Jurassic palaeo temperature and salinity reconstructions using clumped isotopes 
Supervised by Julian Andrews and Paul Dennis

Quantifying Ice Age temperature changes using clumped isotopes 
Supervised by Mark Chapman and Paul Dennis

Investigating the impact of human activity on the oxidising capacity of the atmosphere 
Supervised by Claire Reeves

Links between atmospheric chemistry and climate in the Marine Boundary Layer 
Supervised by Roland von Glasow

Mechanisms for shelf sea carbon uptake 
Supervised by Dorothee Bakker

Pollution tolerant marine communities: detecting impacts and understanding ecological mechanisms 
Supervised by Alastair Grant
Dr Adrian Matthews
Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences / School of Mathematics
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Tel: +44(0)1603 593733

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UK Top 3 for Student Experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014)
World top 1% (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2014-15)
World Top 100 (Leiden Ranking 2014)


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