Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) undertakes leading
international research to respond to societal needs and to promote
stewardship of the world ocean.
PML’s science is concerned with:
- increasing knowledge and understanding of
the marine environment and
- designing tools and evidence based
solutions for its practical management.
PML provides capability for observing, modelling, understanding
and forecasting marine ecosystems.
Operating in an interdisciplinary way PML is uniquely placed to
undertake research, provide advice and deliver outcomes on the key
challenges facing society in relation to global change and
sustainability of marine ecosystems.
PML is also designated as a National Capability delivery partner
for the Natural Environment Research Council, providing a strategic
research capability in marine science and Earth
observation for the UK.