Postdoctoral Researcher, Physical Oceanography, Norwegian Polar Institute

Amelie Meyer is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Norwegian Polar Institute in Tromsø (Norway) where she has been working since 2014. Hired for the 6 month long Arctic sea ice drift that took place in 2015, N-ICE2015 expedition, she is currently working on ocean-ice interactions in the changing Arctic.

Originally French, Amelie did an undergraduate and masters in oceanography at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton (U.K.), working on ocean currents along the Greenland coast. Amelie then spent eight years in Australia. Most of that time was in Hobart, Tasmania, where she did a Ph.D. in physical oceanography at the University of Tasmania collaborating with CSIRO, working on Southern Ocean circulation and mixing. Amelie is passionate about ocean circulation, polar science, climate variability, and mixing processes.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Physical Oceanography, Norwegian Polar Institute


  • 2014 
    University of Tasmania, Ph.D.
  • 2006 
    National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, M.Sc. Oceanography

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
  • The Oceanography Society
  • American Geophysical Union