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Chris Reason

Chris Reason

Department of Oceanography
RW James Building
University Avenue
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch, 7701, RSA

Ph: # (0)21 650 5311

Email: chris.reason(at)uct.ac.za
Website: http://sea.uct.ac.za

Research:

Southern Hemisphere climate variability, southern African rainfall variability, mesoscale and coastal meteorology, tropical meteorology and oceanography, severe weather, ocean-atmosphere interactions, Indian and South Atlantic Oceans, Southern Ocean, ocean and atmospheric modelling.

Professional Affiliations:

GOOS– Indian Ocean Panel; ARGO – Geophysical reseach letters, Internation Journal of Climatology, AGU Publications Committee, American Meteorological Society Chair of Committee on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography, SASAS council

Latest Publications:

  1. Hermes, J. and C.J.C. Reason, 2009: The sensitivity of the Seychelles-Chagos Thermocline Ridge to large scale wind anomalies. ICES Journal of Marine Science Special Issue: proceedings of the International Symposium on Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans, 66, 1455-1466, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsp074.
  2. Hansingo, K. and C.J.C. Reason, 2009: Modelling the atmospheric response over southern Africa to SST forcing in the southeast tropical Atlantic and southwest subtropical Indian Oceans. Int. J. Climatol., 29, 1001-1012.
  3. Pohl, B., Fauchereau, N., Reason, C.J.C. and Rouault, M., 2010: Relationships between the Antarctic Oscillation, the Madden-Julian Oscillation and ENSO, and consequences for rainfall analysis. J. Climate, 23, 238-254.
  4. Mafimbo, A., and C.J.C. Reason, 2010: Air-Sea Interaction over the upwelling region of the Somali coast. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C01001,doi:10.1029/2009JC005439.
  5. Backeberg, B. C., and C. J. C. Reason (2010), A connection between the South Equatorial Current north of Madagascar and Mozambique Channel Eddies,Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L04604, doi:10.1029/2009GL041950

Students:

Masters:

Brandon Wolding
Desmond Manatsa
Andrew Birkett
Nicholas Moyo

PhD:

Ross Blamey
Neil Hart
Charine Collins
Brett Kuyper
Natalie Burls
Ben Loveday
Obadias Cossa
Fialho Nehama
Majuto Manyilizu
Penny Driver

Postdoctoral:

Dr Carl Palmer

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