Eleanor Frajka-Williams

Associate Professor of Physical Oceanography
Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton,
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
Empress Dock, Southampton SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

Office: 564/10
Phone: +44 238059 6666


I am a physical oceanographer at the University of Southamton, England. I study ocean circulation and physics from small scales (centimeter) to large (thousands of kilometers). I primarily use real-world measurements - from ships, satellites, seagliders and moorings - and occasionally numerical simulations, to investigate the oceans.

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I teach courses for undergraduate and masters level students, including on ocean circulation and on data analysis methods for oceanographers. Sometimes we use a rotating tank to simulate the effect of the Earths rotation on the oceans.

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Students, PhD projects and postdoc opportunities

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Eleanor Frajka-Williams – oceanographer

28 June 2017

Return of Boaty McBoatyface

The DynOPO project and successful missions of Autosub Long Range got a bit of coverage in the news today, with articles in the BBC, the Guardian, and press releases on the University of Southampton webpage and the NERC website. Read More ›

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