Prof. Howard Roe

Prof. Roe is Emeritus Professor of the University of Southampton and was Director of Southampton Oceanography Centre from 1999-2005. His research interests include age determination and feeding in large whales; vertical distributions and migrations of calanoid copepods; copepod taxonomy; and many others. Author of 100+ papers, reports, books etc. Co-founder and Chair of POGO from 2003 to 2004; Coordinator for development of SOC; Chair of NERC board to develop and build RRS James Cook. Retired 2005 and currently a non-executive on the UK Marine Science Co-ordinating Committee, Executive Committee (i/c Science) Sargasso Sea Alliance; Revue Committee SEES Seoul National University; Council for Ocean Policy Studies, Japan. He is currently involved in the planning of NANO research projects.