Dr Gavin Tilstone (PI)
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML)
Extensive experience in satellite validation studies in both open ocean (case 1) and coastal case 2 waters; critically evaluated operational algorithms in diverse environments; international recognition in MERIS validation and has an excellent publication track record. He will manage PML research activities. He has published >50 peer reviewed publications with 20 as first author. Since 1997 he has participated in >25 International and EU research projects, in which he worked on marine optics and the validation of satellite ocean colour algorithms. He has considerable management experience as both PI, Co-I and work package leader on these projects. He has supervised 2 post-docs, 3 permanent staff, 9 PhDs and 5 MSc’s.
Role in the project: Senior Scientist on WP 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700 and project manager.