Brian King's Home Page

Dr Brian A King
Southampton Oceanography Centre
Empress Dock
SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

tel (44) 23 8059 6438

fax (44) 23 8059 6204
email b.king @

I am the head of the hydrography group in the James Rennell Division for Ocean Circulation and Climate at the Southampton Oceanography Centre. You can find the hydro group page by clicking here.

The best way to contact me is by email.

Brian King's Principal Research Interests

Ocean circulation; variability on timescales from interannual to decadal.
Merdional fluxes and interbasin exchange, especially in the South Atlantic.
Southern Ocean - transport and dynamics of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.
Comparison of output from ocean General Circulation Models with in situ observations.
Measurement techniques: hydrographic measurements; shipboard and lowered ADCP; GPS.
Application of new technology to oceanographic problems: Autosub; PALACE floats. Here are some links to Argo and other float pages.


I will add a link to a publication list as soon as I have time.


I am or have recently been a member of the following committees:

UK Argo Expert Group (2000 - )
International Argo Science Team (1999 - )
UK NERC Marine Science Peer Review Committee (1999 - 2002)
WOCE Data Products Committee (1998 - 2002)
WOCE Hydrographic Programme Planning Committee (1995 - 1997)

Brief CV for B. A. King

Since 1986 I have participated in 14 major oceanographic cruises, seven of them as chief or co-chief scientist.

Page last updated 13 May 2003