Dr. Pedro Monteiro

South Africa

Currently based at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa, Pedro works as a principal oceanographer. His current activities and research interests include, understanding the coupled earth climate system in the Southern Ocean; understanding and modelling the incidence and variability of oxygen in shelf and oceanic systems and; using models and data to understand the biophysical processes starting and sustaining phytoplankton production and how they influence surface ocean carbon variability. Pedro also initiated and currently heads the Southern Ocean Carbon Climate Observatory Programme.