Research staff: Dr. Ben Loveday

Ben Loveday

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place
The Hoe
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1752 633100
Fax: +44 (0) 1752 633101

Research interests

- Remote sensing.

- Front detection.

- Numerical modelling & validation.

- Large-scale and mesoscale physical oceanography.

Current projects

- FASTNEt (FLux Across Shelf Topography of the North East Atlantic).


Recent publications

Loveday, B. R., Durgadoo, J. V., Reason, C. J., Biastoch, A., & Penven, P. (2014). Decoupling of the Agulhas leakage from the Agulhas Current, J. Phys. Ocean, 44, 1776-1797.

Zinke, J., Loveday, B. R., Reason, C. J. C., Dullo, W. C., & Kroon, D. (2014). Madagascar corals track sea surface temperature variability in the Agulhas Current core region over the past 334 years. Scientific reports, 4, 4939.

Malan, N., Reason, C. J. C., & B. R. Loveday (2013). Variability in tropical cyclone heat potential over the Southwest Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 118(12), 6734-6746.

Durgadoo, J. V., Loveday, B. R., Reason, C. J., Penven, P., & Biastoch, A. (2013). Agulhas leakage predominantly responds to the Southern Hemisphere westerlies. J. Phys. Ocean, 43(10), 2113-2131.

Mattio, L., Zubia, M., Loveday, B. R., Crochelet, E., Duong, N., Payri, C. E., Bhagooli, R., & Bolton, J. J. (2013). Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Mauritius and RĂ©union, western Indian Ocean: taxonomic revision and biogeography using hydrodynamic dispersal models. Phycologia, 52(6), 578-594.

Simon, M. H., Arthur, K. L., Hall, I. R., Peeters, F. J., Loveday, B. R., Barker, S., Ziegler, M., & Zahn, R. (2013). Millennial-scale Agulhas Current variability and its implications for salt-leakage through the Indian–Atlantic Ocean Gateway. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 383, 101-112.

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