Dr Phil Williamson is the science co-ordinator for the UK Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry research programme, co-funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).
Williamson has previously been involved in the planning and implementation of research programmes on ocean acidification, ocean-atmosphere interactions, marine productivity and marine and freshwater microbial biodiversity. He has authored reports on climate geoengineering and ocean acidification for the Convention on Biological Diversity, and was a founding co-chair of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network.
Science Coordinator for NERC-Defra Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry research programme, University of East Anglia
Science Coordinator for NERC-Defra-DECC Ocean Acidification research programme, University of East Anglia
Science Coordinator for NERC Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study, University of East Anglia
Science Coordinator for Oceans 2025 research programme , University of East Anglia
University of Portsmouth/CNAA, PhD
University of Durham, MSc
University of Cambridge, BA, MA
Scrutinize CO2 removal methods, Nature
Take the time and effort to correct misinformation, Nature
Update on climate geoengineering in relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity, CBD Technical Series
Key aspects of climate engineering on biodiversity and ecosystems, with priorities for future research, Journal of Integrative Environmental Science
Introduction to special issue on ocean acidification: the pathway from science to policy, Oceanography
Transdisciplinary science: a path to understanding the impacts of ocean acidification on ecosystems, Oceanography
An updated synthesis on the impacts of oceabn acidification on marine biodiversity, CBD Technical Series