Ms Kimberley Harris



Position: Research Assistant

Email: Kimberley.harris@ucc.ie | Twitter: @Kimberlayy95

Biography

Kim is the research assistant in the Marine Geology Research Group at University College Cork. She completed her undergraduate degree and her masters of science at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her MSc focused on Coastal and Marine Environments: Physical processes, policy and practices.
Kim joined us back in early 2018, and since has been assisting in the management of the SFI-funded MMMonKey_Pro project along with several of our other research projects. Since Kim joined us, she has helped to develop novel mapping tools, process all hydrographic and sedimentological data for the project and manages the marine geology lab. Kim is fully-qualified to operate and set-up all sensors on the lander including ADCP and Sediment Trap programming.
Kim also focuses on the administrative aspects of the projects and has experience in outreach, specifically for marine science and research cruise data management.
Research Cruises
  • CE19014 – ‘MoChaSCan Leg 2’ – Monitoring Changes in Submarine Canyon Coral Habitats – Marine Geoscientist, Outreach, Lander programming, Data backup
  • CE19008 – ‘MoChaSCan Leg 1’ – Monitoring Changes in Submarine Canyon Coral Habitats – Marine Geoscientist, Outreach, Lander programming, Data backup
  • CV18034 – ‘Aggrewind’ – Offshore potential for aggregates & de-risking offshore wind farm development – Marine Geoscientist
  • CE18011 – Controls of Cold-Water Coral Habitats in Submarine Canyons II – Marine Geoscientist, Outreach, Data backup
  • CV16038 – Galway Bay post-graduate training survey – Student