John Shepherd

John Shepherd is a Professorial Research Fellow in Earth System Science in the National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton, UK. His current research interests include the natural variability of the climate system on long timescales. He has extensive experience of international scientific assessments and advice in the controversial areas of fisheries management, radioactive waste disposal and climate change, and has recently taken a particular interest in the interaction between science and public policy. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1999, participated in the Royal Society study on Ocean Acidification, published in 2005, and chaired the study on Geoengineering the Climate, published in 2009.