Principal Scientist at the National Oceanography Centre (UK)
Dr Daniel Jones is a deep-sea biologist working at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton UK, where he leads the DeepSeas Group. He specialises in understanding temporal and spatial patterns in deep-water ecosystems, including those impacted by anthropogenic disturbances such as mining. He applies his experience in working in the deep sea to improving environmental management. This includes regular work with the mining and hydrocarbon industries. He has been on research expeditions to the Abyssal Pacific, Mid-Atlantic Ridge and many other deep-water areas around the world.