Living with global change

We are investigating the uncertainties and long-term consequences of global environmental change on how ecosystems are structured, the functions they serve and the services they provide to humanity. In particular we are focusing on the essential contribution of the marine ecosystem to food security and the development of nature-based solutions to environmental problems.
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Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS)

Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) is used as a mitigation strategy for addressing the increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere....

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Marine spatial planning

Marine spatial planning brings together multiple users of the ocean to make informed and coordinated decisions about how to use marine resources...

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Modelling the Marine Environment

We are internationally renowned for our expertise in modelling the marine environment and we host one of the largest and most experienced marine...

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Renewable energy

Across the globe there is commitment to finding alternative sources of energy to reduce our dependency on the finite resources of fossil fuels...

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