- Instrumentation and Data Technician
Rob is the instrumentation and data technician for the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey department of the Marine Biological Association, responsible for the deployment, recovery and maintenance of instruments fitted to the CPR.
Rob is currently engaged with the iCPR project, enhancing the capabilities of the CPR by using a new set of procedures and technologies to generate a large variety of new data (in-situ images, environmental parameters, CPR behaviour etc.) and integrate them into CPR data.
Rob is also an experienced plankton analyst, trained in the taxonomic identification of Atlantic and Pacific Ocean species.
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