Thapelo obtained his MSc in Analytical Chemistry at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2021. He then joined SOCCO as a PhD student intern in 2022. He focuses on the physical speciation of iron and manganese from land mass effects, in the vicinity of the Gough and Marion Islands. This is coupled with a 1DRead More..

Tesha is a PhD candidate from Mauritius working under the supervision of Dr Sarah-Anne Nicholson and Dr Pedro Monteiro. She is investigating the synoptic-scale coupled mixed layer and atmospheric dynamics of the carbon flux in the Southern Ocean using high-resolution Wave Gliders and regional numerical model output.

Tumelo obtained his BSc degree in Computer science and Mathematics and Honours degree in Mathematical Science at the North-West University and joined SOCCO as an MSc student. He since obtained an MSc in Applied Ocean Science from the University Of Cape Town investigating wind variability in the South Atlantic Sector of the Southern Ocean andRead More..