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

  • Atlantic and Southern Ocean circulation.
  • Large Eddy Simulation (LES) studies of turbulent flow around Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.
  • Quantification of the biases in ship-based flux and mean meteorological measurements caused by flow distortion over of the ship.
  • Turbulence measurements made using ocean gliders.

PhD students

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

Awards

  • Awarded best paper at the Ricardo European User conference 2015.
  • Awarded the Denny medal by the IMarEST March 2010.

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