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Dr Deborah Tangunan

Dr Deborah Tangunan

Research Fellow

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT
Available for postgraduate supervision


  • Coccolithophores
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Marine carbonate chemistry
  • Ocean acidification
  • Ocean productivity
  • Palaeoecology
  • Palaeoclimatology


  • 2017: PhD in Marine Geosciences, University of Bremen (Germany)
  • 2013: MSc in Geology, University of the Philippines (Philippines)

Professional memberships

  • American Geophysical Union
  • International Nannoplankton Association

Academic positions

  • 2021 - present: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Cardiff University (UK)
  • 2019 - 2021: Postdoctoral Investigator, Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Salamanca (Spain)
  • 2019: Returning Scientist, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development – Department of Science and Technology and Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, University of the Philippines (Philippines)
  • 2018 - 2019: Guest Scientist, Department of Geosciences, University of Bremen (Germany)
  • 2014 - 2017: Research Scientist, MARUM – Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen (Germany)

Committees and reviewing

  • Manuscript reviewer for Elsevier and AGU journals