Prof. Phil Woodworth
NOCL Sea Level and Climate
Studies of sea level variations from time scales of hours (e.g., tides) through to long term changes as a result of climate change using tide gauge, satellite altimeter and space gravity data.
Development of sea level monitoring networks globally (GLOSS) in the UK, South Atlantic and Africa.
Sea level measurement technology (e.g., state-of-the-art tide gauges).
Liverpool maritime history.
Interests in aspects of fundamental physics (undertaken vicariously).
Member of the Challenger Society and American Geophysical Union. Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy.
Former Director of the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) at NOCL and Chairman of the Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
Review Editor for the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.
Visiting Professor Liverpool University School of Environmental Sciences.
- 2009: Denny Medal of IMAREST.
- 2009: Certificate of Appreciation from ICSU and World Meteorological Organisation for contributions to International Polar Year.
- 2010: Vening Meinesz medal of the European Geosciences Union.
2011: Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in New Year’s Honours List.
2011: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medal.
Global Sea Level Observing System Group of Experts (IOC).