Dr Ben Moat

Contact details

Group: 
Marine Physics and Ocean Climate
Email: 
ben.moat at noc.ac.uk
Location: 
Southampton
Telephone: 
+44 (0)23 8059 7739

Profile

Biography

Research Interests

  • North Atlantic Ocean circulation.
  • Seasonal to multi-decadal changes in the North Atlantic and the impact on European Weather
  • Large Eddy Simulation (LES) studies of turbulent flow around Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.

PhD Students

  • Alex Cattrell: Safer ship routing informed by improved understanding of rogue waves.
  • Jan-Torben Witte: A coupled CFD and observational approach to improve measurements of ocean turbulence from gliders.

Awards

  • NOC Innovative Thinking Award 2020.
  • Awarded best paper at the Ricardo European User conference 2015.
  • Awarded the Denny medal by the IMarEST March 2010.

Outreach

  • Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassador

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