National and Regional Networks

SOLAS has 29 scientific National and Regional Networks around the world. Contact details of the representatives are below. The national and regional annual reports are listed here.

The SOLAS National and Regional Representatives represent SOLAS around the world. Currently SOLAS has 29 scientific National and Regional Networks with 34 Representatives around the world. This valuable global network compiles the results and highlights of SOLAS-related research every year in the form of annual reports. This precious documentation of SOLAS-relevant research around the world is unique and available to anyone interested. All available annual reports can be found here.


Katye Altieri

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Expertise: atmospheric molecules, climate policy


Huiwang Gao

Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
Expertise: atmospheric deposition, nitrogen cycle, chlorophyll distribution.

Chonlin Lee

National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung City, China, Taiwan
Expertise: air sea and long range transport, SML, organic pollutants.

Sheryl Oliveira Fernandes

School of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Goa University, Goa, India
Expertise: marine microbial ecology, marine biogeochemistry.

Yoav Lehahn

Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Expertise: remote sensing, biophysical interactions in marine systems.

Yuzo Miyazaki

Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Expertise: organic aerosols, bgc, aerosol-climate interactions.

Kitack Lee

Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea
Expertise: ocean acidification, ocean C uptake, anthropogenic nitrogen.

Nazlı Olğun Kıyak

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey,
Expertise: marine geochemistry, chemical oceanography, bgc.

Mustafa Koçak

Middle East Technical University, Çankaya, Turkey

Barış Salihoğlu

Middle East Technical University, Çankaya, Turkey

Australia & New Zealand

Andrew Bowie

University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
Expertise: marine bgc, chemical oceanography, trace elements, atmospheric deposition.

Ruhi Humphries

CSIRO, Aspendale, Australia

Expertise: atmospheric aerosols, atmospheric dynamics.

Mike Harvey

NIWA Research, Wellington, New Zealand
Expertise: marine sulfur cycle, aerosol-cloud interaction, N₂O, GHG emissions and mitigation.


Nathalie Gypens

Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Expertise: bgc modelling, marine bgc cycles (C, N, P, Si), climate change.

Lise Lotte Sørensen


Mikael Sejr


Lauri Laakso

Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Expertise: atmospheric, marine and ecosystem observations.

Rémi Losno

Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Université de Paris, Paris, France
Website, website SOLAS France
Expertise: chemistry, environment, atmosphere, interfaces, analyses.

Christa Marandino

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
Expertise: trace gas biogeochemistry, air-sea exchange.

Hartmut Herrmann

Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Germany
Expertise: air-sea exchange, marine atmospheric & aqueous chemistry.

Peter Croot

National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Expertise: productivity, biogeochemistry, aerosol deposition, chemical speciation.

Chiara Santinelli

National Research Council (CNR) Institute of Biophysics, Pisa, Italy
Website La!DOM, website CRN
Expertise: carbon cycle, biogeochemistry, DOM.

Jan-Berend Stuut

Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, Netherlands
Website NIOZ, website VU
Expertise: dust, marine sediments, marine impacts, paleo-reconstructions.

Siv Kari Lauvset

NORCE Norwegian Research Centre, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Norway
Expertise: ocean carbon chemistry.

Tymon Zieliński

Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Expertise: marine aerosols, air-sea interaction, climate change.

Alfonso Saiz-Lopez

Institute of Physical Chemistry Rocasolano (IQFR), Madrid, Spain
Website, AC2 group website
Expertise: atmospheric chemistry, halogens, climate, bgc cycles.

Paul Zieger

Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Expertise: aerosols, aerosol-cloud interactions, sea spray.

Thomas Bell

Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, United Kingdom
Website, PML Air-Sea Exchange group website
Expertise: air-sea gas exchange, biogeochemical cycling of trace gases.

North America

Martine Lizotte

Université Laval, Québec City, Canada
Website, ReseachGate website

Expertise: ocean bgc, dimethylsulfide, arctic, multistressors, climate change.

Martín Hernández Ayón

University of Baja California, Ensenada, Mexico
Expertise: ocean acidification, ocean carbon bgc, marine chemistry

Rachel Stanley

Wellesley College, Wellesley, United States of America
Expertise: air-sea gas exchange, biological productivity, oxygen cycle.

South America

Leticia Cotrim da Cunha

Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Website ORCID
Expertise: marine carbon cycle, coastal and open ocean biogeochemistry.

Laura Farias


Michelle Graco