Professor Malcolm McCulloch is a Deputy Director of the ARC Centre and the Western Australian Premier’s Fellow at the University of Western Australia. Malcolm’s research interests focus on the modern part of the geologic record using isotopic and trace element geochemical methods to determine how climate and anthropogenic processes have influenced both past and present environments with particular emphasis on coral reefs. Malcolm has received a number of prestigious awards, most recently in 2010 he was elected as a Fellow to The Royal Society. In 2009 he was awarded the Jaeger Medal for his career achievement in the Earth Sciences and has Fellowships of the Australian Academy of Science (2004), the Geological Society of Australia (2007), the Geochemical Society (2008) and the American Geophysical Union (2002). Malcolm is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and has published over 250 scientific papers in leading international journals including 23 in Science and Nature.
Fugro Discovery inbound to the Port of Tyne, North east England on 31st March 2010. Videoed from Western Quay, North Shields. She is a Multi-role Geophysical and Hydrographical Survey Vessel, owned by Fugro Survey Ltd. Fugro has recently acquired KV Tromso fromTroms Offshore AS. This vessel, which was purpose built for the Norwegian Navy, was renamed M/V Fugro Discovery, and converted during the first half of 2007 to provide multi-role survey capabilities, under the operatorship of Fugro Survey Limited of Aberdeen, UK. An ex-coastguard vessel, M/V Fugro Discovery has permanently mobilised geophysical and hydrographical survey spreads, ready for rapid deployment to survey locations worldwide. Built: Naval Shipyard, Gdynia, 1997
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