Ben Galton-Fenzi is a senior research scientist with the Australian Antarctic Division, and the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre at the University of Tasmania.
His research interests include:
- Antarctic mass budget and sea level
- Numerical modelling of ice and oceans
- Processes occuring between the ocean and sea ice, icebergs and ice shelves
Service, committees and memberships:
- Theme leader, Cryosphere-Ocean Interactions Theme, Australian Research Council Antarctic Gateway Special Research Initiative, University of Tasmania.
- Project co-Leader, Ocean Forced Evolution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet Project, Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, University of Tasmania.
- Co-chair for the second Ice Shelf Ocean Model Intercomparison Project, ISOMIP+ component of the Marine Ice Sheet-Ocean Model Intercomparison Project (MISOMIP), a World Climate Research Program/Cryosphere and Climate targeted activity.
- Member, World Climate Research Program/Cryosphere and Climate/Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (WCRP/CliC/SCAR) Southern Ocean Regional Panel.
- Member, coordination committee for the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) in the Southern Hemisphere.