David Birt

Project: Drinking water reservoir resiliency in a changing climate

Supervisors: Dr Jun Zang and Dr Lee Bryant


David will study at the University of Bath  to undertake his research project with Dr Jun Zang. He recently graduated with an MSci in Physical Oceanography from Bangor University. During this time, he undertook a yearlong internship at the National Oceanographic Centre in Liverpool. This role primarily involved working as a research assistant; processing data for the Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry project whilst also undertaking research assignments. David was given the opportunity to present data at a variety of events, including the:

  • Liverpool Marine Symposium, 2016
  • Young Coastal Scientist and Engineers Conference, 2016

Research Interests

  • Fluid dynamic problems in different environments especially when applied to real world problems with practical applications.
  • Stratified environments
  • Climate change impacts and solutions