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Stephanie is a physical oceanographer, with a Master degree in physics and expertise in nearshore hydrodynamics.

In addition, she has a wide range of oceanographic experience, including satellite remote sensing (ocean colour, sea surface temperature and sea surface salinity), operational oceanography (continuous observations from ships of opportunity) and marine data management (Argo floats).

She joined CSIRO in 2009 where the focus of her research is nearshore hydrodynamic processes. Since joining, she has delivered a field experiment study for the Australian wave energy Atlas and contributed to the development of ROAM-Surf, the nearshore module of the Bluelink forecasting system. She started a PhD in 2018 on long wave generation and propagation in the surf zone.

Currently Steph works on nearshore hydrodynamics prediction through numerical modelling (SWASH and XBeach) and Machine Learning methods (hybrid downscaling).

Academic Qualifications

  • 2000

    MSc remote sensing and numerical imagery
    Universite Paul-Sabatier Toulouse

  • 1999

    MSc Physics
    Universite Rennes II

Professional Experiences

  • 2005-2009

    Marine data scientist
    BODC, Liverpool, UK

  • 2004-2005

    Research assistant

  • 2000-2003

    Research Assistant

  • 2000-2000

    Institut Maurice Lamontagne, Mont-Joli, Canada