Dr Bernadette Sloyan

Chief Research Scientist

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Biography

Dr. Bernadette Sloyan is a Chief Research Scientist with CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere. Her scientific interests are documenting and understanding the oceans circulation and variability. Her work has elucidated the importance of key ocean processes including ocean mixing and air-sea interactions in the Southern, Pacific and Indian Oceans. She is currently the Chair of the Ocean Observations Physics and Climate (OOPC) panel, a component of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), and a topic editor of the journal Ocean Science (OS).

Current Roles

  • Decadal Climate Forecasting Project, Theme Leader
    Observation and Process Understanding

  • The Centre for Southern Hemispheric Oceans Research (CSHOR), Project Leader
    Indo-Pacific Interbasin Exchange

  • IMOS Deep Water Arrays, Sub-facility Leader
    Ocean mooring array

  • University of Tasmania’s Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies
    Adjunct Academic Staff

  • Co-Chair
    Ocean Observations Physics and Climate (OOPC)

  • Ocean Science Topic Editor
    Editorial Board

Academic Qualifications

  • 1998

    PhD
    University of Tasmania

Professional Experiences

  • 2013-August

    Chief Scientist
    East Australian Current, RV Southern Surveyor

  • 2012-April

    Chief Scientist
    East Australian Current, RV Southern Surveyor

  • 2012-September

    Chief Scientist
    Timor Passage and Ombai Strait, RV Southern Surveyor

  • 2014-April

    Chief Scientist
    Timor Passage and Ombai Strait, RV Solander

  • 2018-April

    Chief Scientist
    East Australian Current, RV Investigator

  • 2016-November

    Chief Scientist
    East Australian Current, RV Investigator

  • 2016-April-May

    Chief Scientist
    GO-SHIP section P15S, RV Investigator

  • 2015-May

    Chief Scientist
    East Australian Current, RV Investigator

  • 2015-October

    Chief Scientist
    Timor Passage and Ombai Strait, RV Solander

  • 2011-June

    Chief Scientist
    Timor Passage and Ombai Strait, RV Solander

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2015-Present

    Associate Editor, Limnology and Oceangraphy

  • 2019-Present

    Ocean Science, Topic Editor

  • 2019-Present

    IMOS Facility Leader, Deep Water Moorings

  • 2009-Present

    Sub-facility Leader, IMOS Australian Bluewater Observing System (ABOS), Deepwater Arrays,

  • 2009-Present

    Co-Chair, Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrograhpic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP)

  • 2014-Present

    Member of the Ocean Observations Panel for Climate

  • 2013-Present

    Member National Committee for Earth System Science, The Australian Academy of Science

  • 2009-2014

    Member, Marine National Facility Science Advisory Committee

Publications

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