Projects

Below is a searchable list of some of our current and recently completed projects.
 
ADdressing Valuation of Energy and Nature Together (ADVENT)

PML contact: Dr Nicola Beaumont

Advent is a UK Energy Research Centre Grand Challenge project exploring future UK low carbon energy pathways and quantifying their differing implications for stocks of natural capital and the...Read more

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AMT4SentinelFRM

PML contact: Dr Gavin Tilstone

The AMT4SentinelFRM project focuses on providing high quality reference measurements to validate Sentinel satellite data during the Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) annual research voyage...Read more

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AQUAculture USEr driven operational Remote Sensing information services (AQUA-USERS)

PML contact: Dr Andrey Kurekin

With global population expansion, the demand for high-quality protein is rising dramatically, and fish farming is gaining importance to ensure food security. Aquaculture is the fastest growing...Read more

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Assessing health, livelihoods, ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in populous deltas (ESPA)

PML contact: Professor Icarus Allen

This ESPA Delta project aims to provide policy makers with the knowledge and tools to enable them to evaluate the effects of decisions on people's livelihoods. A team of international...Read more

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Atlantic Blue Tech

PML contact: no name

In the midst of a global economic crisis, the blue economy is key to developing our future maritime territories. The Atlantic Blue Tech project aims to harness the power of the ocean as a vital...Read more

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Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT)

PML contact: Dr Andy Rees

The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) multidisciplinary programme, which undertakes biological, chemical and physical oceanographic research during an annual voyage between the UK and...Read more

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Basin Scale Analysis, Synthesis and Integration (Euro-Basin)

PML contact: Professor Icarus Allen

The Euro-Basin project aims to advance our understanding of how variability, global change and other factors will affect the North Atlantic Ocean and its associated shelf seas. The basin's...Read more

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Bioavailability and biological effects of microscopic plastic debris in the ocean

PML contact: Dr Pennie Lindeque

Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic are discarded as waste, and marine plastic litter is emerging as both a threat to the oceans and a major challenge for society to manage. Once...Read more

Biological cycling of N-osmolytes in the surface ocean (N-osmolytes)

PML contact: Dr Ruth Airs

In the ocean, nitrogen-containing compounds are thought to be an important part of the soup of compounds that affect cloud formation, and therefore climate. However, little is currently known...Read more

Carbon/Nutrient Dynamics and Fluxes of the Shelf System (CANDYFLOSS)

PML contact: Dr Andy Rees

The shelf seas are extensive shallow seas which surround large continental land masses with significant importance to people and the Earth system. As the shelf seas are the primary regions of...Read more

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CoastWEB - Valuing the contribution which COASTal habitats make to human health and WEllBeing, with a focus on the alleviation of natural hazards

PML contact: Dr Nicola Beaumont

CoastWEB aims to holistically value the contribution which coastal habitats make to human health and wellbeing, with a focus on the alleviation of coastal natural hazards and extreme events.

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Coral Communities: Building Socio-Ecological Resilience to Coral Reef Degradation in the Islands of the Western Indian Ocean.​

PML contact: Dr Caroline Hattam

Improving the resilience of communities and coral reefs to changes anticipated as a result of climate change is an issue of huge global importance. Hundreds of millions of people rely on...Read more

Decadal change in phytoplankton community ecology through remote sensing (DECIPHER)

PML contact: Dr Robert Brewin

This project analysed relationships between phytoplankton groups in the ocean over a ten year period, to investigate how these groups are likely to respond to future physical changes in the...Read more

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Development and integration of vortex bioreactors into toilet systems

PML contact: Dr Mike Allen

Whilst the vortex bioreactor was originally designed to work alongside our photobioreactor as a single step process for harvesting algae and extracting their lipids, it soon became apparent that...Read more

DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status (DEVOTES)

PML contact: Professor Melanie Austen

The objective of DEVOTES is to gain better understanding of the relationship between pressures from human activities and climatic influences, and their effects on marine ecosystems. In addition,...Read more

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EarthServer

PML contact: no name

EarthServer explores solutions for the ‘big data’ problem, which has occurred in recent times because Earth Observation and climate datasets have grown too large to be stored on a...Read more

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Ecosystem service mapping in the Severn Estuary and inner Bristol Channel

PML contact: Dr Tara Hooper

The Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel provide a diverse range of benefits that underpin our economy and wellbeing, from fisheries to ports and shipping to recreation and cultural heritage...Read more

Energetic Algae (EnAlgae)

PML contact: no name

The EnAlgae project aims to develop the potential of algae as a sustainable resource for bioenergy and other products, whilst also reducing CO2 emissions and society’s...Read more

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Energy & Environment Phase II  (UKERC)

PML contact: Professor Melanie Austen

The second phase of the Energy & Environment theme will study the impact which energy production and greenhouse gas mitigation technologies will have on the environment, as well as the UK...Read more

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ERSEM (European Regional Seas Ecosystem Model)

PML contact: Professor Icarus Allen

An ecosystem model is an abstract, usually mathematical, representation of an ecological system, which is studied to gain understanding of the real system. ERSEM addresses biogeochemical and...Read more

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