Dr Jon Blower

Contact details

Position: 
Head of Ocean Informatics
Group: 
Ocean Informatics
Site: 
Southampton

Profile

Biography

Jon joined NOC in 2022 from the University of Reading, most recently as CTO of the Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA). Prior to the formation of the IEA, Jon worked for several years in marine informatics in the Department of Meteorology, working on various projects including MyOcean, which has transitioned into the Copernicus Marine Service. He was the original developer of the open-source ncWMS software, which has been widely used by marine research institutes and industry to provide interactive visualisations of large datasets from ocean models and satellites.

Jon’s interests include:

  • Data analytics, including Big Data processing
  • Data visualisation
  • Interoperability and data standards
  • High Performance Computing

For more details and publications, please see Jon's ORCID profile.

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