Becky Davage, (PhD Researcher)

  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

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Thesis Title: Past and modern changes in North Atlantic Ocean circulation 

The climate of the northern hemisphere is actively influenced by the North Atlantic Circulation (NAC). Studying the evolution of NAC through the Rockall Trough will advance our understanding of the movement of deep-ocean currents and offer further context for upcoming patterns.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Master, MRes (Hons), Impact of opportunistic macroalgae, Ulva spp., on the health and carbon storage of a temperate saltmarsh, University of Portsmouth

Award Date: 10 Oct 2023

Bachelor, BSc (Hons) Marine Environmental Science, University of Portsmouth

Award Date: 30 Jul 2022


  • GC Oceanography
  • Deep water circulation
  • Climate Change
  • North Atlantic Ocean
  • Grain Size
  • Atlantic meridional overturning circulation
  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • Saltmarsh
  • Carbon Storage
  • Blue Carbon
  • Macroalgae Mats
  • Invasive Species