Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Marta Santos Garcia

Research interests:

Marine biogeochemistry
Oceanic Nitrogen cycles
Global Change and Biogeochemistry of Polar Oceans

Career history:

Academic history:
PhD candidate in Arctic Marine Biogeochemistry (E4 DTP) – The University of Edinburgh, 2022-26
Masters by Research with Distinction- The University of Edinburgh, 2021-22
BSc Environmental Geoscience, First class with honours- The University of Edinburgh, 2017-21

Research work:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Geology and Geophysics Department. Guest Student/Overseas Research Visit (01-03/2023)
British Antarctic Survey. Atmosphere, Ice and Climate Group. ARIES DTP research experience placement (07-09/2021)
The University of Edinburgh. Oceans and Past Climate Group. Laboratory assistant conducting denitrifier method (06-07/2021)
The Spanish Institute of Oceanography. Physical Oceanography Group. Research internship (06-07/2019)
The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Environmental Microbiology Group. Laboratory assisstant (05-06/2019)

Other academic work:
Tutor & demonstrator – University of Edinburgh, 2021 – today

Active research projects:

PhD title: Changes in nitrogen inputs and cycling in the warming Arctic Ocean.

Recent publications:

Santos-Garcia, M., Ganeshram, R. S., Tuerena, R. E., Debyser, M. C. F., Husum, K., Assmy, P., & Hop, H. (2022). Nitrate isotope investigations reveal future impacts of climate change on nitrogen inputs and cycling in Arctic fjords: Kongsfjorden and Rijpfjorden (Svalbard). EGUsphere (preprint). DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-2022-584.

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