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At any one time, PML is undertaking around 100 research projects with science and interests stretching from local to global, from lakes to oceanic environments. We collaborate in research projects across the world, and the length and breadth of the global ocean from the poles to the tropics. Our strategic research feeds into national and international strategies such as for the UK and other governments or regulators, and maps onto strategies of public sector bodies, space agencies, charitable foundations and philanthropists, NGOs and industry.

Here you can find a selection of our current projects:

Sentinel 3 lift off.  Courtesy of the European Space Agency (ESA)
Sentinel-3 Mission Performance Centre (S3MPC)

Project start: February 2017

Completed project
South West Partnership for Environment & Economic Prosperity (SWEEP)

Project start: January 2017

Completed project
Deepwater horizon spill. Courtesy of Kris Krug, Wikimedia Commons
Earth and Sea Observation System (EASOS): Marine pollution

Project start: December 2016

Completed project
Underwater scene. Courtesy of dreamstime
Study on the Economic Benefits of Marine Protected Areas

Project start: September 2016

Completed project
Sentinel 3a satellite. Image courtesy of European Space Agency, ESA
FRM4SOC: Fiducial Reference Measurements for Satellite Ocean Colour

Project start: July 2016

Completed project
Images: JCR - C Gilbert BAS

Project start: July 2016

Completed project
Deployment of Arvor floats from the French R/V Pourquoi Pas
REmineralisation, OPTIcs and Marine partIcle siZE (REOPTIMIZE)

Project start: June 2016

Completed project
plastic pollution on a beach, courtesy of Shutterstock
Marine plastic pollution in the Arctic

Project start: May 2016

Completed project
North West European Shelf
TOSCA - Towards Operational Size-class Assimilation

Project start: March 2016

Completed project
ERSEM Schematic
ERSEM (European Regional Seas Ecosystem Model)

Project start: January 2016

Active project
Wind turbines at sea
ADdressing Valuation of Energy and Nature Together (ADVENT)

Project start: June 2015

Completed project
Daily mean potential temperature of the north-west shelf

Project start: May 2015

Completed project
Ocean chlorophyll
Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS)

Project start: May 2015

Completed project