Dr Clare Postlethwaite

British Oceanographic Data Centre
+44 (0)151 795 4949

Current projects
Modelling Arctic shelf seas.

Research interests
Observing and modelling sea ice processes.
Dense water formation.
Oceanographic tracers of water mass ventilation.

Committee and Board Memberships: 

Co-convenor of EGU session "Sea ice and sea ice-climate interactions".

Council member of Challenger Society for Marine Science.



Postlethwaite, Clare F; Hickman, Anna E.; McQuatters-Gollop, Abigail; Bryden, Harry L.; Woodworth, Philip L.. 2014 Preface: A Prospectus for UK Marine Sustained Observations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, A, 372 (2025). 20130341.10.1098/rsta.2013.0341
Postlethwaite, C. F.; Morales Maqueda, M. A.; Le Fouest, V.; Tattersall, G. R.; Holt, J.; Willmott, A. J.. 2011 The effect of tides on dense water formation in Arctic shelf seas. Ocean Science, 7 (2). 203-217.10.5194/os-7-203-2011
Le Fouest, Vincent; Postlethwaite, Clare; Maqueda, Miguel Angel Morales; Belanger, Simon; Babin, Marcel. 2011 On the role of tides and strong wind events in promoting summer primary production in the Barents Sea. Continental Shelf Research, 31 (17). 1869-1879.10.1016/j.csr.2011.08.013
Zhou, Z.; Ballentine, C. J.; Postlethwaite, C. F.; Williams, R. G.. 2009 Tritium ventilation ages of waters along 36 degrees N and 25 degrees W in the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73 (13). A1528-A1528.
Postlethwaite, C.F.; Rohling, E.J.; Jenkins, W.J.; Walker, C.F.. 2005 A tracer study of ventilation in the Japan/East Sea. Deep-Sea Research II, 52 (11-13). 1684-1704.10.1016/j.dsr2.2004.07.032