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19992020

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Research expertise

My research relates principally to processes occuring in arctic waters.  This is focused on the coastal and fjordic waters and is predominantly cross-disciplinary.  The major work in physical oceanography relates to the exchange of waters between the coastal currents, shelf and fjords on seasonal to decadal scales.  There has recently been a resurgence in arctic fjordic oceanography in relation to the impact of warm ocean waters on glacier stability.  I'm working with a number of UK glaciological teams to understand these interactions.  My research also has a strand relating to the vertical motion of zooplankton in relation to physical forcing.  This is uses acoustics techniques and draws on a pan-arctic network of moorings to understand the underlying behaviours that can enhance the vertical flux of carbon.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Science, University of Manchester

External positions

Adjunct Professor in Oceanography, The Arctic University of Norway

1 May 2015 → …

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Research Output

Artificial light during the polar night disrupts Arctic fish and zooplankton behaviour down to 200 m depth

Berge, J., Geoffroy, M., Daase, M., Cottier, F., Priou, P., Cohen, J. H., Johnsen, G., Mckee, D., Kostakis, I., Renaud, P. E., Vogedes, D., Anderson, P., Last, K. S. & Gauthier, S., 5 Mar 2020, In : Communications Biology. 3, 1, 8 p., 102 (2020).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Autonomous Marine Observatories in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard

    Hop, H., Cottier, F. & Berge, J., 20 Jun 2019, The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Springer, p. 515-533 19 p. (Advances in Polar Ecology; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Mesopelagic Sound Scattering Layers of the High Arctic: Seasonal Variations in Biomass, Species Assemblage, and Trophic Relationships

    Geoffroy, M., Daase, M., Cusa, M., Darnis, G., Graeve, M., Santana Hernández, N., Berge, J., Renaud, P., Cottier, F. & Falk-Petersen, S., 12 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, 18 p., 364.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Phytoplankton seasonal dynamics in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard and the adjacent shelf

    Hegseth, E. N., Assmy, P., Wiktor, J. M., Wiktor, J., Kristiansen, S., Leu, E., Tverberg, V., Gabrielsen, T. M., Skogseth, R. & Cottier, F., 20 Jun 2019, The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Springer, p. 173-227 55 p. (Advances in Polar Ecology; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • The Kongsfjorden Transect: seasonal and inter-annual variability in hydrography

    Tverberg, V., Skogseth, R., Cottier, F., Sundfjord, A., Walczowski, W., Inall, M. E., Falck, E., Pavlova, O. & Nilsen, F., 20 Jun 2019, The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Springer, p. 49-104 56 p. (Advances in Polar Ecology; vol. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Prizes

    Editors' Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for JGR-Oceans

    Finlo Cottier (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for JGR-Oceans

    Finlo Cottier (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Fellowship

    Finlo Cottier (Recipient), 1 Sep 2006

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Fellowship

    Finlo Cottier (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Fellowship of Higher Education Academy

    Finlo Cottier (Recipient), 2006

    Prize: Other distinction

    Activities

    UK Arctic Science Conference 2017

    Finlo Cottier (Participant), David Pond (Participant)
    19 Sep 201721 Sep 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference

    Fjord Exchange Processes: Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Ocean Circulation

    Finlo Cottier (External Examiner)
    Jun 2013

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

    Fjord Exchange Processes

    Finlo Cottier (Member)
    2013

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

    Scottish Universities Reseach in Glacial Environments

    Finlo Cottier (Organiser)
    2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Unknown workshop

    Finlo Cottier (Organiser)
    2012 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Press / Media

    Arctic scientists on a 24-hour 'night shift' to measure effects of light pollution

    Finlo Cottier

    16/03/2018/03/20

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Study looks at light pollution's effect on the Arctic Ocean

    Finlo Cottier

    13/03/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Scottish scientists in deep sea Arctic life study

    Finlo Cottier

    13/03/20

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Polar expert to give free lecture

    Finlo Cottier

    11/03/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Light pollution may pose a new threat to marine life

    Finlo Cottier

    9/03/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Thesis

    Winter vertical migration of Arctic zooplankton

    Author: Hobbs, L., 7 Jul 2016

    Supervisor: Cottier, F. (Supervisor), Last, K. (Supervisor) & Berge, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Science (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    Impacts

    Parliamentary Written Evidence submitted to the Scottish Affairs Committee

    Finlo Cottier (Participant), Mark Inall (Participant), Raeanne Miller (Participant), David Pond (Participant), Ben Wilson (Participant), Nick Owens (Participant)

    Impact: Public policy Impacts

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