Professor Helen Johnson
Professor of Ocean and Climate Science
Helen Johnson is Professor of Ocean and Climate Science. Based in the Earth Sciences department, she is part of the Physical Oceanography group, a joint initiative with Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Physics.
Her research is focused on understanding ocean circulation and the role it plays in climate. In particular, she is interested in the Atlantic thermohaline circulation, its variability and its connection to the polar oceans. She is keen to use the full range of tools available to physical oceanographers, applying theoretical ideas, simple and state-of-the-art computer models, and analysis of observational data to a whole range of ocean problems.