John Woods#


John Woods
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Membership Number:42
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:jwoods
Homepage: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/earthscienceandengineering/people/emeritusandvisiting/woodsjd





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008-presentCNR (Italia n National Research Council)Associate
  • 1996–present Plymouth Marine Laboratory Research fellow
  • Research fellow, Southampton Oceanography Centre
  • 1994-present University of Southampton
  • Emeritus prof. oceanography & complex systems (since 2005)
  • Head, Container World research project (2001-2004)
  • Head, Complex System Modelling research group (2002-6)
  • Dean of the Graduate School of Environment (1994-7)
  • Head of Earth Resources Engineering Dept (1994-6)
  • 1994-present Imperial College London Professor of Oceanography (1994-2005)
  • 1993–now Oxford University Fellow Linacre College
  • Director Marine & Atmospheric Sciences (Grade 3)
  • 1989-94, NERC (UK Natural Environment Research Council)
  • Kultusministerium, Beamter H4 (civil servant for life)
  • Institut für Meereskunde, Director, Regional Oceanography
  • 1977-86 University of Kiel, Germany, Ordinarius in Oceanography
  • 1972-77 Southampton University, Professor of Physical Oceanography
  • 1966-72 Meteorological Office, Senior/Principal Research Fellow
  • 1964-66 Imperial College, Post-doctoral research assistant


Fields of Scholarship

  • oceanography
  • meteorology
  • climatology
  • physics
  • plankton ecology
  • modelling

Honours and Awards
  • 1968 L.G.Groves prize, Meteorological Office, Ministry of Defence.
  • 1968 Back Prize, Royal Geographical Society
  • 1980 Hon D.Sc., University of Liège, Belgium
  • 1982 Silver medal, University of Helsinki
  • 1988 Elected foundation member Academia Euopæa
  • 1991 Hon. D.Sc., University of Plymouth
  • 1991 C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire)
  • 1992 Gaskell medal, Royal Meteorological Society
  • 1993 Silver medal, Plymouth Marine Sciences
  • 1996 Founder’s Gold Medal, Royal Geographical Society
  • 1998 Research fellow of Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • 2004 Hon. D.Sc., University of Southampton
  • 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (share, as lead author IPCC)


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