Bayworld Centre for Research & Education
BCRE

Oceanography

Research unit based at:Marine and Coastal Management
Ocean Enviroment
2nd Floor, Foretrust Building
Martin Hammerschlag Way
Cape Town, South Africa
Strategic Partnerships:Marine and Coastal Management
National Research Foundation
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
University of Cape Town
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
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Region of interest:
Research AssociatesResearch interests
Applied and Physical Oceanography
Prof Mike Roberts
(Honorary Research Associate)
  • Ocean currents, eddies, ecosystem functioning, ocean energy, squid, coelacanths
  • Moorings and buoys, ship surveys, technology development.
Phytoplankton
Dr Ray Barlow
(Senior Research Fellow)
  • Phytoplankton pigment biogeochemistry
  • Primary production
  • Phytoplankton physiology
  • Ocean Colour Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing
Bertrand Saulquin
(Honorary Research Associate)
  • Remote sensing
Zooplankton
Dr Jenny Huggett
(Honorary Research Associate)
  • Zooplankton ecology in the South-western Indian Ocean, particularly the Mozambique Channel
  • Zooplankton and ichthyoplankton dynamics and spatio-temporal variability in the Benguela upwelling system
  • Zooplankton dynamics and long-term variability on the Agulhas Bank