I presently advise or co-advise 4 PhD students and usually several undergraduate- and Masters-level students, and will shortly be recruiting postdoctoral research associates. Projects and topics vary.

Looking for PhD or postdoc opportunities?

Eleanor Frajka-Williams
Associate Professor of Physical Oceanography
Curriculum Vitae
Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton
National Oceanography Centre 564/10

Research fellows:

D. Gwyn Evans
PDRA, 2016-
MerMEED, PhD: Global changes in temperature and salinity
Cristian Florindo-Lopez
Research associate, 2016
FreshWATERS, PhD: How Arctic freshwater reaches the Labrador Shelf

Current PhD students:

Delphine Lobelle (co-)
PhD candidate (GSNOCS), 2015–
Abrupt climate change: Potential collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
Neela Morarji (co-)
PhD candidate (GSNOCS), 2013–
On RAPID: Downturn of the MOC
Freya Garry
PhD candidate (GSNOCS), 2013-
On DOSSL: Deep ocean observing system simulations for sea level.

Previous graduate students:

Victoria Hemsley (co-supervisor) PhD
GSNOCS, 2012-2016.
On Nitrate fluxes at the UK shelf edge using Seagliders (in the Sensors on Gliders programme).
Lena Schulze, PhD
GSNOCS, 2012-2016.
Now a postdoc at Florida State University.
Louis Clement, PhD
GSNOCS, 2010–2014.
Now a Postdoc at Lamont Doherty (LDEO, Columbia University).

Previous students (selected*)

  • Joe Ribeiro (UoS MOcean, 2015). Using TS anomalies along isopycnals to estimate lateral mixing in the Labrador Sea
  • Joe Lawson (UoS MOcean, 2015). Using TS data from Argo floats to create an SST-SSS lookup table for the Labrador Sea
  • Jon Southwell (UoS MOcean, 2015). Using MODIS chl and sea ice observations to investigate the bloom in the Labrador Sea
  • Mark Fuller (UoS MOcean, 2015). Using ARIANE particle tracking in NEMO 1/12 simulations to identify cross-shelf exchange in the Labrador Sea
  • Lee Coley (UoS MOcean, 2015). Using QuikSCAT winds to characterise reverse tip jets in the Labrador Sea
  • Maren Richter (from Kiel, 2014). Investigating assumptions of geostrophy for RAPID 26N.
  • Dave Cuthbertson (UoS BSc, 2014). Ekman and LNADW transport covariability, using NEMO 1/12 deg.
  • Adam Lawrence (UoS BSc, 2014). Ekman and LNADW transport covariability, from RAPID observations
  • Aidan Hindle (UoS MOcean, 2014). Dynamic height and bottom pressure at 26N
  • Zoe Gilbert-Hall (UoS MOcean, 2014). Seasonal and interannual variations in EKE in the Labrador Sea, using altimetry
  • Sam Stevens (UoS BSc, 2013). Sea level changes in the Labrador Sea
  • Lisa Holton (UoS BSc, 2013). The Antilles Current variability and Sverdrup dynamics
  • Atul Kumar (from IIT Bhubaneswar, 2013). The Antilles Current and NAO
  • Appin Williamson (UoS MRes, 2012). Impact of an anomalous cyclone on the MOC at 26N in 2010, using RAPID TS observations.
  • Natalia Castro (UoS MSc, 2011). Eddy-filament upwelling at the eastern boundary and its impact on the Atlantic MOC: From Observations and models, using NEMO 1/12 simulation.
  • Elaine Dickins (UoS MSc, 2011). Lagrangian view of the Deep Western Boundary Current from 26N: Rewind, using ARIANE particle tracking in NEMO 1/4 deg.
  • Louis Clement (UoS MSc, 2010). Variability and structure of the North Atlantic Deep Water at 26.5 deg N, using RAPID transport measurements.
  • Chris Hughes (UoS MSc, 2010). Spatial Coherence of the Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current, using ARGO float data.
  • Luke Sheldon (from Oxford Uni, NERC research experience placement, 2011). The temporal variability in temperature and salinity in the Deep Western Boundary Current at 26 deg N in the Atlantic, using RAPID TS observations.

*Student dissertations for the past few years can be found in the National Oceanography Library at NOCS in Southampton.