Research Areas provided by University of Portsmouth - Institute of Marine Sciences

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Beach morphodynamics Malcolm Bray
Climate change impacts on the coastal zone Pierre Failler
Coastal marine ecosystems Andy Thorpe, Pierre Failler
Glaciers and sea level change Clare Boston
Integrated coastal zone management Jonathon Potts
Sea level change and impacts for society Pierre Failler
Sediment transport: physics and modelling Gary Fones
Sedimentology, transport processes, marine turbulence Gary Fones
Arctic observation, sea ice Laura Cunningham
Climate modelling, variability and change Nick Pepin
Coastal sediment transport: physics and modelling Gary Fones
Coastal, shelf and open ocean mapping Gary Fones
Ecological modelling Trevor Willis, Alex Ford, Rocio Barrales
Environmental impacts - oil spills, bioremediation, human impacts Joy Watts, Gordon Watson
Eutrophication Paul Farrell
Food web analysis and modelling Trevor Willis
Glacial-interglacial atmospheric CO2 change Clare Boston
Habitat mapping Trevor Willis, Paul Farrell
Ice sheet modelling Laura Cunningham
Ice-climate interactions Laura Cunningham
Marine water quality Gary Fones, Graham Mills
Process based modelling of the ocean and bio-geochemical processes Gary Fones
Spatial analyses and habitat mapping Trevor Willis
Water quality monitoring and harmful algal blooms Gary Fones, Graham Mills
Algal biology Paul Farrell, Federica Ragazzola
Ancient DNA; life history evolution Garry Scarlet
Anti-fouling and marine protection Claire Hellio, Joy Watts
Aquaculture Gordon Watson
Behavioural ecology Alex Ford, Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson
Benthic communities and natural and anthropogenic impacts Gordon Watson, Trevor Willis
Biodiversity and changes to ecosystem functionality Trevor Willis
Biological consequences of carbon capture and storage Simon Cragg
Biological oceanography Gary Fones, Michelle Hale
Biological proxies of environmental change Jim Smith
Biophysical processes Gary Fones
Chemical pollutants; biomarkers; toxicology Graham Mills, Alex Ford, Richard Greenwood, Joy Watts, Gordon Watson
Coastal marine biology Simon Cragg, Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson
Conservation ecology and resource management Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson, Jonathon Potts, Pierre failler
Coral reef ecology, coral bleaching Simon Cragg
Crustacean biology Alex Ford, Simon Cragg
Ecology - conservation Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson
Ecology - coral reefs Simon Cragg
Ecology - Echinoderm Gordon Watson, Andy Gale
Ecology - Euphausiid Alex Ford
Ecology - fish conservation Trevor Willis
Ecology - Macroalgal Paul Farrell
Ecology - Macroecology of coastal systems Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson, Simon Cragg
Ecology - Microbial Joy Watts, Claire Hellio
Ecology - Molecular Alex Ford, Simon Cragg, Joy Watts, Gordon Watson
Ecology - non-native species and conservation Alex Ford, Paul Farrell, Gordon Watson
Ecology - pelagic Trevor Willis
Ecology - population and community Trevor Willis, Rocio Barrales, Gordon Watson
Ecology - Temporal and spatial behavioural ecology Alex Ford
Ecology - Zooplankton Simon Cragg, Alex Ford, Gordon Watson
Ecology – Marine invertebrates Alex Ford, Gordon Watson, Simon Cragg
Ecology – Marine vertebrates Trevor Willis
Ecosystems, ecosystem services, environmental change Trevor Willis, Pierre Failler
Ecotoxicology Alex Ford, Gordon Watson, Frederica Ragazzola
Environment, ecotoxicology pollution, ecosystem health Alex Ford, Gordon Watson, Frederica Ragazzola
Environmental genomics Alex Ford
Environmental microbiology Claire Hellio, Joy Watts
Estuarine and coastal ecosystems Gordon Watson
Eutrophication Paul Farrell
Evolutionary biology Gordon Watson, Rocio Baralez, Alex Ford, Simon Cragg
Export and particle flux Nic Minter
Fish - marine predator ecology Trevor Willis
Fish biology, behaviour, population dynamics, survey techniques Trevor Willis
Fisheries – sustainable exploitation, management strategies Pierre Failler, Andy Thorpe
Fisheries, fish systematics, taxonomy and evolutionary processes Trevor Willis
Foodweb dynamics, analysis and modelling Trevor Willis
Genetics, environmental genomics of microorganisms Joy Watts
Human impact on marine ecosystems Alex Ford, Gordon Watson, Simon Cragg, Paul Farrell, Trevor Willis, Joy Watts, Frederica Raggazola, Pierre Failler
Immunology and physiology of marine invertebrates Alex Ford, Simon Cragg, Gordon Watson
Impacts of warming and hypoxia on marine communities Gordon Watson
Invasive species Alex Ford, Paul Farrell, Gordon Watson
Mangrove environments Simon Cragg
Marine conservation Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson
Marine conservation Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson, Pierre Failler, Andy Thorpe
Marine eutrophication Paul Farrell
Marine food webs Trevor Willis
Marine genomics and microbial genomics Alex Ford, Simon Cragg, Joy Watts
Marine invertebrate physiology Alex Ford, Simon Cragg, Gordon Watson
Marine invertebrates Alex Ford, Simon Cragg, Gordon Watson
Marine ornamental trade Gordon Watson
Marine pollution, mercury within food webs, oil degradation Joy Watts
Marine vertebrates Trevor Willis
Marine virology Joy Watts
Marine virology Joy Watts, Paul Hayes
Meiofauna Gordon Watson
Meiofauna Simon Cragg, Gordon Watson
Microalgal and cyanobacterial ecology and physiology Paul Hayes
Microbiology Joy Watts
Microbiology Joy Watts, Claire Hellio
Microbial plankton Paul Hayes
Natural and anthropogenic impacts on benthic communities Gordon Watson, Trevor Willis
Nitrogen cycling Gary Fones
Nutrient biogeochemistry Gary Fones
Nutrient pollution Gary Fones, Joy Watts
Ocean acidification - impact on ecosystems Frederica Raggazzola
Oil degradation in marine environments Joy Watts
Parasites and disease Alex Ford
Physiological responses to ocean acidification Frederica Raggazzola
Phytoplankton, phytoplankton productivity, physiology, zooplankton Frederica Raggazzola, Paul Hayes
Population biology Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson, Simon Cragg. Paul Farrell, Alex Ford, Rocio Barales
Population ecology of marine shellfish Simon Cragg
Primary production, phytoplankton and CO2 Frederica Raggazola
Primary production, phytoplankton physiology Paul Farrell, Federica Ragazzola
Seaweeds Paul Farrell, Federica Ragazzola
Sensitivity of marine species to fluctuation and change Frederica Raggazzola
Sustainable marine bioresources Trevor Willis
Bioturbation of deep-sea sediments Nic Minter
Borehole research Nic Minter, David Loydell, Tony Butcher
Crustal processes C Storey, J Darling, R Strachan, D Bullen, M Fowler, P Benson
Earth surface processes Nic Minter
Environmental geochemistry Mike Fowler, Nick Walton, Gary Fones
Geochemistry Mike Fowler, Dean Bullen
Geohazards P Benson, A Gibson, R Teeuw, M Whitworth, C Solana, D Rust
Geology and geophysics P Benson, D Rust
Impact of oil and gas activity R Teeuw
Marine benthic sediment systems Nic Minter
Petrology C Storey, D Bullen, M Fowler, J Darling
Sea floor and habitat mapping Nic Minter
Sedimentology N Minter, A Gale, D Martill, D Loydell, T Butcher
Vulcanology C Solana, D Rust, P Benson, D Bullen
Economics Michael Asteris
Logistics Jana Ries
Shipping Jana Ries
Biostratigraphy in the geological record David Loydell, Tony Butcher
Cenozoic micropalaeontolgy Andy Gale
Integrating ocean modelling studies with palaeo-data Andy Gale
Micropalaeontology Tony Butcher
Palaeo sea level Andy Gale
Palaeobiology Andy Gale, David Loydell, David Martill, Nic Minter
Palaeoceanography Andy Gale
Palaeoclimate, Palaeoclimatology and rapid climatic events Andy Gale, David Loydell
Conservation and environmental policy Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson, pierre failler
Environmental science and policy Trevor Willis, Jonathon Potts, Pierre failler
Fishing economies and businesses Pierre Failler, Ben Drakeford
Marine planning, Marine Protected Areas, marine reserves, no-take zones, marine conservation zones. Trevor Willis, Gordon Watson, Pierre Failler
Marine biotechnology, biofuels Simon Cragg, John MacGeehan
Marine structures Simon Cragg