Contact and Organizing Committee

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Christa Marandino - School Director

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany


Expertise: trace gas biogeochemistry, air-sea exchange

Corrine Almeida

Universidade Técnica do Âtlantico (UTA), Cape Verde


Expertise: corals communities, benthic ecology

Katye Altieri

University of Cape Town, South Africa


Expertise: atmospheric molecules, climate policy

Santiago Gassó

University of Maryland/NASA, United States of America


Expertise: remote sensing, aerosols, dust transport

Yoav Lehahn

University of Haifa, Israel


Expertise: remote sensing, biophysical interactions in marine systems

Andrew Lenton

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia


Expertise: modelling the carbon-cycle, climate intervention

Jessica Gier - SOLAS Executive Director

National University of Ireland, Galway Galway, Ireland

Li Li - SOLAS Deputy Executive Director

State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (MEL), China

Esther Rickert - SOLAS Project Officer

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany

Cordula Zenk - Cape Verde Coordinator

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany

Mindfully Wired Communications

Bristol, United Kingdom


Expertise: values-based communications consultancy with environmental expertise