[2021-current] Marie Skłodowska Curie Research Fellow, Dept. of Marine Science, University of Gothenburg
[2020-2021] SO-CHIC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Marine Science, University of Gothenburg
[2019-2020] Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatory, CSIR
[2015-2018] Ph.D. Ocean & Atmosphere Dynamics. University of Cape Town, Advisors: S Swart, I.J. Ansorge, A Mahadevan (Thesis).
[2013-2014] M.Sc. Physical Oceanography. University of Cape Town.
[2009-2012] B.Sc. Ocean & Atmospheric and Environmental Science. University of Cape Town.
 Observing Air-Sea Observations Strategy “Ocean Shots” for a Predicted Ocean Satellite Event organiser.
 Career development Workshop: Association for Polar Early Career Scientists South Africa
Working Groups and Organising Committees
[2021-current] SOOS Southern Ocean Flux Working Group co-chair
[2019-current] Observing Air-Sea Observations Strategy (OASIS) Working Group Member
[2019-current] Association for Polar Early Career Scientists South Africa National Committee
[2019-2021] SOOS Southern Ocean Flux Working Group ExComm
Collaborative Research Visits
[2015 (3 months)] Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
[2013 (2 months)] Amala Mahadevan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
 Supervision in Postgraduate Programs (HPE201, 3.5 weeks)
 Offshore Sensing Sailbuoy pilot.
 Kongsberg Underwater Technologies Seaglider pilot.
I have piloted both gliders for the University of Gothenburg and Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observatory during multiple missions in the Southern Ocean.
ROAM-MIZ: Robotic Observations and Modelling of the Marginal Ice Zone. PI: S. Swart, Role: Postdoc. Funding: Wallenberg Acadamy & Vetenksapsrådet.
SO-CHIC: Southern Ocean Carbon and Heat Impact on Climate. PI: JB Salleé, Role: Postdoc. Funding: European Commission Horizon 2020.
STORMS: The role of storms in shaping upper ocean physics and primary production in the Southern Ocean. PI: S. Nicholson. Role: Collaborator. Funding: South African National Antarctic Program.
[2015-2018] Surface ocean physical dynamics of the Southern Ocean. PI: S. Swart. Role: Ph.D. Funding: South African National Antarctic Program.
Research cruises (2012-current). I have been on a total of seven research cruises to the Southern Ocean, Agulhas, Germany to Cape Town, where I have gained experience in deploying Seagliders, collection of underway CTD data, chlorophyll filtration and deployment of XBTs.
GliderTools (2019-current). Assisted the development of an open-source interactive Python toolkit for processing ocean glider data. Responsibilities include code testing and consulting on the processing of physical variables. All code is available at gitlab.com/socco/GliderTools
Hanna Rosenthal (GU, co-supervisors: S Swart, L Biddle).
Theo Spira (GU, co-supervisor: S Swart).
Bongiwe Jojo (UCT, co-supervisor: S Nicholson).
Gianlucca Gerich (GU, co-supervisor: S Swart).
 David Hagman (M.Sc at GU, co-supervisor: S Swart).
 Sean Evans (M.Sc at UCT, co-supervisors: I.J. Ansorge, N de Bruyn, M Wege).
 Johan Edholm (M.Sc at GU, co-supervisor: S. Swart) *Thesis passed with distinction.
 Johan Edholm (B.Sc 2019 at GU, co-supervisor: S. Swart) *Graduated with distinction.
 Ria Oelerich, Ph.D. University of East Anglia.
 Johan Edholm, University of Gothenburg
 Marie Skłodowska Curie European Individual Fellowship (2 million SEK)
 International Meteorological Institute of Stockholm guest funding (23 000 SEK)
 World Meteorological Organisation conference travel grant (USD 1 000)
 SCOR conference travel grant (USD 1 225)
 South African National Antarctic Program PhD Scholarship (R600 000)
 South African National Research Foundation Scholarship award (R70 000)
 South African National Research Foundation travel award (R10 000)
 University of Cape Town Marine-Research Institute travel award (R15 000)
Courses I’ve developed material for and taught:
[2020-2021] Ship fieldwork, BOX Project (MAR440)
[2019-2021] Mixed layer physics to Ocean Science Masters (University of Cape Town)
 Ocean buoyancy forcing to Marine Science Masters (OC4920, University of Gothenburg)
 Introduction to Python for Climate Scientists (CSIR, 1 week).
 Introduction to the Southern Ocean (SEA2005S, University of Cape Town, 1 week).
 Co-convener & lecturer Antarctic Circumpolar Expedition Maritime University, S. Akademik Tryoshnikov. (50 students, 12 countries, 28 days).
 Ocean Instrumentation and Satellite Oceanography on SEAmester (10 days).
 University of Gothenburg Observing the Ocean from Micro to Macro Scale course (OC4920, 2 weeks).
 Ocean and Atmosphere dynamics, University of Cape Town third year (SEA3004F)
 MATLAB for the University of Cape Town Marine Masters course.
Marine Colloquium, University of Gothenburg Marine Science Dept (25 Nov 2020).
Talk: Introductory Seminar
SOOS Weddell Sea Workshop, Online (21 Oct 2020).
Talk: A high-resolution view of the processes that modulate the Southern Ocean mixed layer
Ocean Sciences, San Diego, United States (16-21 Feb 2020).
Talk: Regional contrasts of the Southern Ocean mixed layer in response to summer forcing.
Southern Ocean Seasonal Experiment Symposium, Cape Town (29 Nov 2019).
Talk: Robotics in SCALE: seasonal ice melt to storm-ocean-biological interactions: unlocking new domains with robotic platforms.
SCAR Biennial Meetings & Open Science Conference, Davos, Switzerland (15-26 Jun 2018).
Poster: Submesoscale restratification delayed by wind-front interactions. *Attended the Southern Ocean Flux working group of Southern Ocean Observing System side meeting.
Department of Oceanography Donut Talk, University of Cape Town (18 Apr 2018).
Seminar: Ocean seasonal restratication delayed by wind-front interactions: a four-year glider experiment
Ocean Sciences, Portland, United States (11-16 Feb 2018).
Talk: Submesoscale instabilities drive enhanced variability of the Southern Ocean mixed layer.
Southern Ocean Workshop. Bolin Center, Stockholm University (16 Nov 2016).
Talk: Submesoscale instabilities enhance the variability of the SO mixed layer
IAPSO Open Science Conference, Cape Town, South Africa (27 Aug – 1 Sep 2017).
Talk: Glider experiment reveals enhanced submesoscale mixed layer instabilities in the Southern Ocean.
Training Internationally on Gliders course (31 May 2017).
Invited seminar: Using gliders to observe mixed layer dynamics
Meteorological Institute of Stockholm (16 Nov 2016).
Seminar: Submesoscale processes in the Southern Ocean
CLIVAR Open Science Conference, Qingdao, China (18-25 Sep 2016).
Talk: Ocean-atmosphere interactions on the submesoscale field of the Southern Ocean and its associated impacts on the mixed layer variability.
*Attended the two-day CLIVAR Early Career Scientists Symposium
Liège Colloquium of Submesoscale Ocean Dynamics, Liège, Belguim (23-27 May 2016).
Talk: Characterising the atmospheric interactions on the submesoscale instability in the Southern Ocean and their impacts on mixed layer stability.
CSIR National Resources and Environment Science Week, Pretoria, South Africa (11-14 Apr 2016).
Flash talk: Seasonal cycle dynamics and variability of mixed layer submesoscale processes and phytoplankton biomass in the Southern Ocean.
Ocean & Climate Change Institute Retreat. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (4 Jun 2015).
Flash talk: Southern Ocean Seasonal Cycle Experiment.
SCAR Biennial Meetings & Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand (25-28 Aug 2014).
Talk: Using high-frequency glider data to understand the effects of submesoscale processes and atmospheric forcing on the mixed layer
*Attended the APECS Workshop on the Antarctic Environments Portal
South African Marine Science Symposium Stellenbosch, South Africa (15-18 Jul 2014).
Talk: Using high-frequency glider data to understand the effects of submesoscale processes and atmospheric forcing on the mixed layer.
Department of Oceanography Donut Talk, University of Cape Town (7 Aug 2013).
Seminar: Subantarctic mixed layer dynamics using ocean gliders