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Dr Stephanie Allen

Earth Observation Scientist

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Stephanie is an Earth Observation Scientist at PML working in remote sensing and biological oceanography for the Earth Observations Science & Applications (EOSA) group.

Stephanie undertook her degree of Marine Biology and Oceanography at Plymouth University and her PhD at the University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre. Her PhD examined long-term changes to oceanic plankton under a changing environment specialising in multivariate statistic techniques. She has collaborated internationally with several institutes including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Prior to her role at PML, Stephanie worked for the UK Hydrographic Office as the Senior Marine Biologist supporting activities across the maritime industry.

Throughout her career Stephanie has contributed to outreach projects within and beyond the scientific community. This year Stephanie was elected to join the Challenger Society Council, taking on the role of Special Interest Groups liaison officer. Since 2015 she has been a STEM Ambassador, presenting publicly about marine science to a variety of audiences and since 2019 she has been a mentor to University of Plymouth undergraduate students.

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Special Interest Group liaison of the Challenger Society Council