Sam is a Research Technician for the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS). Prior to joining the team at BIOS, Sam studied Oceanography at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton and subsequently spent a year working as a MetOcean Scientist for a large multinational survey company where he assisted in managing the largest network of oceanographic instrumentation in the UK. Having joined the BATS team in late 2014 his role includes laboratory analysis, data processing and regularly participating in BATS research cruises, with a specific focus on the physical processes related to the time series.