Satellite image of South Georgia, with its retreating glaciers spewing plumes of glacial flour into the ocean. Image courtesy of Andrew Fleming, British Antarctic Survey.
Scientists have discovered that Antarctic krill – a tiny shrimp-like crustacean – plays a key role in fertilising the Southern Ocean with iron, which stimulates the growth of phytoplankton, the microscopic plants at the base of the marine food web.
The presence of microplastics in the ocean is a growing concern, but there's still a lot we don't know about how marine organisms interact with them. A new study from Plymouth Marine Laboratory and the University of Exeter shows how the behaviour of animals living in sedime...
Scientists, industry leaders and local government are counting down to the launch of a first-of-its-kind multi-million-pound fleet of innovative and interconnected marine technologies off the coast of Plymouth.
Solar-tracking radiometry for all: PML publishes open-source hardware and software for the solar-tracking radiometry platform (So-Rad).