Dr Matt Donnelly is the lead Data Scientist for the British Oceanographic Data Centre's contribution to the international Argo programme of profiling floats.
As BODC Argo Lead, Matt oversees and contributes to the work of the Data Assembly Centre (DAC) which provides near real time processing for UK, Irish, Mauritian and Euro-Argo floats. Matt also oversees and contributes to the Delayed Mode Quality Control (DMQC) group which makes the near real time data ready for research quality applications, and also coordinates the work of the international team of the Southern Ocean Argo Regional Centre (SOARC) in ensuring the development of the Argo array in the Southern Ocean and ensuring the quality of the data.
Matt completed a PhD in observational and physical oceanography of the Southern Ocean at the University of Liverpool before joining BODC in 2014.
Lead BODC representative in the UK Argo Team
UK representative on the Euro-Argo Management Board (EAMB)
Lead UK representative to the international Argo Data Management Team (ADMT)
Argo representative on the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) Data Management Sub-Committee (DMSC)
Co-convener of the Challenger Society Marine Data Science Special Interest Group (MDS SIG)
Member of the University of Liverpool Ecology, Marine Biology and Ocean Sciences Discipline Advisory Board (UoL EMBOS DAB)
Oversight of Argo data management for UK projects:
Contributions to European projects: