Philip Woodworth (1949-), oceanographer, has made significant contributions to the understanding of sea-level variability through the development of instrumentation for collecting and recording tidal data and the establishment of global networks to monitor sea-levels. His initial training was in high energy physics and included a period spent at CERN. Since 1983 he has been associated with the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory(formerly Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Bidston) He served as director of the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level and has contributed to international assessments of sea level and climate change. He was a contributing editor on sea levels to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report.
- Birth name: Philip Woodworth
- Born: 1949 Merseyside, UK
- Occupation: Oceanographer
- Disciplines: Oceanography
- Education: University of Durham; University of Birmingham