Sifiso Mpapane is an MSc Oceanography student for the Southern Ocean Carbon & Climate Observatory (SOCCO), with an institutional affiliation with the University of Cape Town. He previously obtained his BSc degree in Geology, and honours in Physics at the University of Pretoria. His current research looks at the photophysiology, and inherent optical properties ofRead More..
Lillina is completing her MSc in biogeochemistry with SOCCO. Her research focuses on assessing uncertainties resulting from the use of various mathematical models used to derive rates of primary production by means of fast repetition rate fluorometry (FRRf), a chlorophyll fluorescence technique, and determining the dominant ecological drivers of variability in key photophysiological parameters. SheRead More..
Miranda Sitofile obtained a Bachelor of Science Honours in Chemistry from the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape. She joined SOCCO in 2021 as an MSc student intern. Her current project focuses on the seasonality of the physical speciation of dissolved iron and manganese. The main aim of this project is to addressRead More..