El Nino-Southern Oscillation Leeuwin Current
Dr. Ming Feng is a physical oceanographer with CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Division and the Wealth from Oceans Flagship. He completed his PhD degree from a joint program of Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Hawaii in 1997 and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the International Pacific Research Center, Hawaii. He joined CSIRO in 1999 and his research covers climate variability and climate change in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, as well as their impacts on biogeochemical processes in regional seas and fisheries recruitments in Australia. He has involved in a number of ocean expeditions and co-editor a special issue on “The Leeuwin Current and its eddies” in “Deep-Sea Research”. Dr Feng now leads the Integrated Marine Observing System mooring project in Western Australia to monitor the variation and long term changes of the Leeuwin Current, and several related research projects. He represents Australia on the World Climate Research Program Climate Variability and Predictability project Indian Ocean Panel to coordinate observing systems and climate research in the Indian Ocean.