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Ms Rachel Furner

PhD student

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Biography

Career
2018-present: PhD student at DAMTP, partnered by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), supervised by Emily Shuckburgh at BAS and Peter Haynes at DAMTP
2016-2018: Coordinator of the CCIMI and CMIH
2008-2016: Coastal modelling scientist, UK Met Office
2004-2007: BA Mathematics, University of Oxford
Research
Rachel is part of the Dynamical Meteorology & Oceanography research group at DAMTP, and the Polar Oceans group at BAS. Her current research looks at novel modelling techniques for the ocean carbon cycle, with a focus on big data approaches, such as machine learning. Her past work involved process based modelling of the physical ocean, specifically the UK shelf seas.

Research interests

Climate Science, Ocean Modelling, Big Data, Machine Learning

Publications

Themes

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