Pete Russell is based in the Department of Marine Science at the University of Otago. Pete’s primary research interests are in physical processes that support marine ecosystems. He integrates a number of research areas, including:
- Coastal and estuarine processes
- Tropical cyclone generated primary production
- Putahitanga – Intersection of Mātauranga and oceanography
- Sea ice physics
He is also a member of the Coastal People: Southern Skies collaboration that connects communities with world-leading, cross-discipline research to rebuild coastal ecosystems.